PPT10- ALBEDO - sea floor spreading rate affects sea level...

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During the Mesozoic, there was likely more clouds, therefore warmer temp During the Mesozoic, there was no ice cover and this no ice no cooling earth only reflects 4% effect of surface less important little contribution (minor) to the warm climate Tectonics
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Unformatted text preview: - sea floor spreading rate affects sea level therefore affects the albedo- change sea level by changing the volume of ocean basins higher rate broader ridges rocks move away faster so less time to cool down - sea level is higher with broader ridges...
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This note was uploaded on 03/20/2010 for the course EOSC 116 taught by Professor Randell during the Winter '09 term at UBC.

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