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03/05/2009 03:36:00 SPRING 20089---INTRODUCTION TO OCEANOGRAPHY--- GEOL 107 Study Guide #5---Prof. W. Berelson Note: these guides are designed to help you decide what is important to know from the  lecture and book material.  They may not cover every single topic I might ask about on an exam,  but they cover most topics.  To study for exams, use this guide, use notes from class, use  textbook. -What makes a wave break? When a wave feels the bottom of the ocean the energy is compacted and it  itterupts the circular motion and when the crest separates from the base it  breaks -Why does the east coast of the US have barrier islands, name two ways that  barrier islands may form. When sediments accumulate on submerged rises they form islands  When water rises over the sand dunes creating lagoons which expand to rest  of ocean
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