Exam_03 - ISP 203A - FINAL EXAM SAMPLE QUESTIONS Makeup...

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ISP 203A - FINAL EXAM SAMPLE QUESTIONS Makeup exam requires a doctor’s excuse ( 50 Multiple Choice, 50 True and False) ABRUPT CLIMATE CHANGE The present interglacial phase began about ______________ years ago. a. 10,000 b. 18,000 c. 28,000 d. 35,000 Greenland ice-cores record a total of ___________ glaciations. a. one b. two c. five d. nine Heinrick events are sudden sort-lived warm events during the last glacial phase. T or F ? Sudden release of fresh water to the north Atlantic can cause disruption of thermohaline circulation in the North Atlantic. T or F? COASTAL ZONES AND PROCESSES : The depth at which the circular motion of water in waves decreases to zero is a. wave crest b. berm height c. wave base d. the sea floor
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Along a coast, a body of water receiving input of both fresh and salt water is a. a breakwater. b. a berm. c. a longshore current. d . an estuary A seawall or riprap barrier is effective in protecting only that section of shoreline along which it is constructed. T or F? Where sea walls have been built, the whole beach in front of them has sometimes
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This note was uploaded on 07/25/2008 for the course ISP 203A taught by Professor Larson during the Fall '08 term at Michigan State University.

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Exam_03 - ISP 203A - FINAL EXAM SAMPLE QUESTIONS Makeup...

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