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Unformatted text preview: GEOL 108: Ozone Formation, Depletion, and Ozone Hole 18:09 Clicker Questions for Wind and Deserts: --A bajada is a dry lake bed in the desert: FALSE (real answer is playa)--The coastal Atacama desert of Chile one of the world’s driest, has its moisture taken by the Andes: TRUE--The flat erosion surface formed by running water at the edges of retreating desert mountains is termed desert pavement: FALSE (its created by wind; water creates pediment)--The steep side of a sand dune or ripple mark is on the upwind side: FALSE (it’s the opposite; steep slope is downwind)--Sub-tropical deserts occur along equatorial latitudes: FALSE (deserts are on the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn-NOT equator!)--Deserts regions of earth are increasing in size today: TRUE--A rain shadow desert forms downwind from mountains: TRUE Ozone: 50,000 feet, (higher than any mtn.) air is so thin so little oxygen and nitrogen, 50,000 feet, (higher than any mtn....
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- Sunscreen, Ozone depletion, Ozone layer