Unformatted text preview: 9) Where are the most severe tides in the world? 10) Know what factors affect the size and power of waves. 11) On a picture showing a series of waves, be able to label the following features: crest, trough, wavelength (L), wave base. 12) Know what happens to a wave as it approaches a shoreline. 13) Understand the concept of wave refraction and its importance to coastal erosion. 14) Know how to determine the direction of the longshore current, and beach drift. 15) How do humans attempt to control beach erosion? 16) What is the main cause of damage when a hurricane hits shore? 17) What are two main ways to change sea level? What is a third?...
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This lab report was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course EBGN 101 taught by Professor Any during the Fall '07 term at Mines.
- Fall '07