OCS 1005 hmwk 1 - hour is a 15 degree change in the...

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NAME: Hali Cospelich EMAIL: [email protected] HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENT #1 DUE September 2, 2009 Assignment 1: You set your clock at Greenwich (0 o longitude) and travels either eastward or westward without adjusting your clock to local time. Question 1: If local noon (Sun is at its highest) occurs at 8 am according to your clock (4 hrs earlier than at Greenwich), where are you located at (in terms of longitude)? Describe how you obtain the answer. You are located in the -4 area of the globe or 60 degrees W longitude. Because every
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Unformatted text preview: hour is a 15 degree change in the longitude directions and it is four hours earlier than Greenwich, which is the 0 degree longitude mark. Question 2: If local noon occurs at 3 pm according to your clock (3 hrs later than at Greenwich), where are you located at (in terms of longitude)? Describe how you obtain the answer. You are located +3 or 45 degrees E longitude. Because Greenwich is 0 degrees longitude and each longitude mark over is 15 degrees....
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2011 for the course OCEANOGRAP 1005 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '09 term at LSU.

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