Planet Zoltron_1 - Both site A and B accumulate sediments...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–12. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Both site A and B accumulate sediments for the same length of time, but Site A has a higher sedimentation rate because more sediments are available to be deposited. Sedimentation rate = cm of sediment accumulated Time of accumulation iclicker question: Site A has a higher sedimentation rate because: A.It is located under a region of high biological production. B.It is located on the abyssal plain in the middle of the ocean C.It is located on a mid ocean ridge in the middle of the ocean D.It is located near a continent.
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 2
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 4
High productivity
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Question 1: It takes 30 hours for the planet to rotate once on its axis. If we divide the planet into 360 degrees of longitude, the planet rotates __________ degrees per hour? Enter into iclicker A. 15 degrees per hour B. 0.25 degrees per hour C.12 degrees per hour D.0.83 degrees per hour The time at our landing site is 20:00 hours when the time at our core site is 12:00 hours, how many degrees longitude west of our landing site is our core site?
Background image of page 6
Background image of page 7

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 8
Background image of page 9

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 10
325 km Mid-ocean ridge Trench Ice sheet
Background image of page 11

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 12
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 12/03/2010 for the course ENVIRON GS 222/ENV taught by Professor Ingridhendy during the Fall '10 term at University of Michigan.

Page1 / 17

Planet Zoltron_1 - Both site A and B accumulate sediments...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 12. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online