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Lecture 13: Tides, and an Introduction to Marine Life Review Lecture 12
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Winter Beach: Summer Beach: Tides
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Multiple “bulges” are produced: Earth’s rotation underneath these bulges The gravitational pull of the Sun also influences tides on Earth
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The strength of the tides is also influenced by the elliptical orbits of the Earth and Moon: Apogee: moon’s greatest distance from earth Perigee: moon’s closest approach to earth Aphelion: Earth’s greatest distance from sun Perihelion: Earth’s closest approach to sun Three common types of tides: Semidiurnal tides: Diurnal tides: Mixed tide: What type of tides do we have here on the Northern California Coast?
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Worldwide distribution of tidal types Amphidromic point:
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How do organisms adapt to tides and currents in the coastal zone?
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An Introduction to Marine Animals Classification of living things: Prokaryotes: Eukaryotes:
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There are examples of all of the kingdoms in the ocean Bacteria Archaea Protista Fungi Plantae Animalia Organism / Habitat Definitions:
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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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