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Exam2ReviewGuide - GEOL 1122 Exam 2 Review Guide Spring...

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GEOL 1122 Exam 2 Review Guide Spring 2009 (Harris) The test will consist of 33 multiple-choice and true/false questions. The following should serve as a general (but not necessarily complete) review of the subjects for which you are responsible. Remember to consult the other section review questions you were given in prior weeks. Water Resources (Chapters 16 and 14) A. Reservoirs and exchanges in Earth’s hydrologic cycle B. Porosity vs. Permeability C. What materials make good aquifers? Good aquitards? D. What is a confined aquifer? An artesian aquifer? E. What are some negative effects and hazards of excessive groundwater withdrawal? F. What is a recharge area? Can you cite examples and important issues concerning them? G. Differences between water laws in the Eastern and Western U.S. (riparian water rights vs. “prior appropriation”) Coastal Processes (Chapter 15) A. Influence of tectonics on coastal morphology B. Tide vs. wave-dominated coastal architecture C. Wave transmission, evolution, erosion
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