Transfer and Storage of Heat by Water

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 2/10/11 Transfer and Storage of Heat by Water Amelia Burns OCS 2009 How does the transfer and storage of heat by water affect the Gulf of Mexico during hurricane season?
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2/10/11 Transfer and Storage of Heat Conduction: the transfer of thermal energy between neighboring molecules because of temperature gradient Convection: the transmission of heat in a fluid or gas by the circulation of currents Evaporation: the process when molecules in a liquid state become gaseous
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2/10/11 Transfer and Storage of Heat Large amounts of heat can be absorbed and stored in the upper 100 m of the oceans without causing major water temperature changes. Water evaporated from the ocean surface carries large amounts of heat and is released when the water vapor condenses.
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2/10/11 Hurricane Katrina On August 23, 2005, Katrina formed over the Bahamas because of an interaction with a
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Unformatted text preview: tropical wave and the remains of Tropical Depression Ten. Katrina became a hurricane on August 25 right before it hit Florida. It quickly weakened after and was again a tropical storm. Once Katrina entered the Gulf again, it regained hurricane status quickly. It made landfall in Louisiana on August 29 as 2/10/11 Sources Moore, Tom. “Today in Weather". The Weather Channel. 11/3/09 <http://www.weather.com/newscenter/topstories/060829kat rinastats.html?from=hurricane_tracker>. Segar, Douglas. Introduction to Ocean Sciences . Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishing Company, 1998. Fuchs, Hans U. The Dynamics of Heat . Springer, 1996. Drye, Willie. "Hurrican Katrina: The Essential Timeline". National Geographic News. 11/3/09 <http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2005/09/0914_0 50914_katrina_timeline.html>....
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This note was uploaded on 02/10/2011 for the course ANTH 2015 taught by Professor Sills during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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