Oceans 102 Studyguide4

Oceans 102 Studyguide4 - Oceanography 102, Winter 2007 I....

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Oceanography 102, Winter 2007 Exam 4 Study Guide I. Ocean Currents Temperature and salinity properties of the Gulf Stream and how they originate Role of Gulf Stream in affecting European climate Two-way relationship between Gulf Stream and N. Atlantic deep water formation Two methods for observing speed of deep-sea currents Two kinds of departures from average speed & direction of ocean currents Role of Mediterranean Sea in properties of Atlantic Average route of water in the "global conveyor belt" Ways that the picture of the "global conveyor belt" is simplistic Multiple physical processes driving the "global conveyor belt" Most important region for driving the "global conveyor belt" and why II. Climate Change Long-term processes that drive Ice Age cycles Details of the "greenhouse effect" mechanism General indicators of global warming today Multiple ways that the ocean affects atmospheric CO 2 Multiple additional ways that the ocean affects climate
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