Lifes a Beach Geological Processes Living wih_Trembanis_Date031110_72

Lifes a Beach Geological Processes Living wih_Trembanis_Date031110_72

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Clicker Questions: 1. Which of the following is not one of the three main agents of storm damage? pressure 2. Forms within the tropics, winds in excess of 75 mph with a frequency of 1 in 3 years are all characteristics of hurricanes. true 3. In the Northeast section of a hurricane which of the following happens to the winds. the forward speed of the storm increases the apparent wind speed 4. When a tropical depression reaches storm strength it is given a name. true 5. Which of these are components of a hurricane. eyewall, rainbands, etc. Major Points: there is a dearth of long-term beach studies (globally-handful at most) crude and quick survey methods are sufficient short-term cut-fill cycles dominate shoreline change obscuring underlying trends enhancing the need for long term monitoring studies – 2 weeks, 2 months, or even 2 years won’t suffice aseasonal beach rotation
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2010 for the course GEOL 120 taught by Professor Arthurctrembanis during the Spring '10 term at University of Delaware.

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Lifes a Beach Geological Processes Living wih_Trembanis_Date031110_72

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