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Lecture 12: Waves Lecture 11 Review
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Waves transmit energy (not mass) across the ocean surface What are the parts of an ocean wave? Crest: Trough: Wave Height : Wavelength: Wave period: Wave frequency:
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Waves are classified by their characteristics Wind waves: What factors affect wind wave development? Wind strength Wind duration Fetch- Fully developed sea: Swell:
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Seiche: Tsunami:
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Tsunami terms Run-up Inundation Examples: Tides:
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Deep-water wave: Shallow-water wave: Intermediate wave: What controls when a wave breaks?
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Unformatted text preview: Wave Interference Destructive interference Constructive interference Mixed waves - Waves and the shoreline Refraction: Concept Mapping for Surf Forecasting Page 215 in textbook; additional help can be found on p. 70. Longshore drift: Winter Beach: Summer Beach: Tides Two bulges are produced by the effect of the moon: The gravitational pull of the Sun also influences tides on Earth Spring Tides: Neap Tides:...
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2010 for the course GEL 16 taught by Professor Hill,t during the Fall '08 term at UC Davis.

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