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shorelines and beaches - GEOL 108: Shorelines and Beaches...

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GEOL 108: Shorelines and Beaches 18:08 Clicker Q’s about Ozone and Shit 1. CFCs release dangerous levels of fluorine and chlorine forming acid rain -FALSE 2. Upper atmospheric ozone is created by lightning FALSE 3. CFC and Methyl bromide breakdown in upper atmos creating releqsing CL and  BR in atmosphere. TRUE 4. Upper atmosphere ozone accumulates from smog that rises near the ground. FALSE 5. CFC’s include all that stuff ALL THE ABOVE 6. High atmospheric ozone… has become thinned over vast regions of the earth Why are beaches disappearing?  Waves and Wave base: they come from wind—good aspect to understanding  beaches  Go under big wave—dive under wave base Longer wavelength, more water piled up, deeper the surf Wave refraction: waves bend, like all waves (sound, etc) Longshore drift: drifting of sand, balance of nature, all sand is eroding and new  sand is coming in: building a beach house or pier disrupts the natural order
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