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Unformatted text preview: b. How would the global climate be impacted? Do you expect the temperature of the planet to decrease, increase or remain the same and why? (Hint: Think about the impacts this change would have on Polar areas.) c. Given your answer in b, what would you expect the impact on the thermohaline circulation to be if any? (Note that you will be given full credit if your answer is consistent with your answer to b) 3. Assume that the Earth starts spinning in the opposite direction (i.e. the Sun now rises in the West and sets in the East). a. What impact if any, would this change have on the climate of Europe? Be sure to explain your answer. b. Hurricanes depend on warm water for their existence. Given this piece of information, explain whether you would expect the frequency of hurricanes to increase, decrease, or remain the same along the Eastern Coastline of the United States....
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2010 for the course ENVR 200 taught by Professor Rhemtulla during the Fall '10 term at McGill.
- Fall '10