Ocean Study Guide Exam 2

Ocean Study Guide Exam 2 - Oceanography 201 Exam 2 Study...

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Oceanography 201 Exam 2 Study Guide Explain how climate and weather create different biomes Describe solar irradiance during winter and summer Describe a convection cell model and relate it to high and low pressure zones Understand the hydrologic cycle and rain shadow effect Know what the ITCZ is and the effect it has during different seasons Explain what a biome is and how it is defined Define Coriolis effect, gyre, eddy, Ekman transport, Langmuir circulation, and El Nino Explain where warm core and cold core rings form along the Gulf stream Understand the disturbing forces necessary to generate waves (meteorological, Be able to diagram a wave Know how tsunamis are formed Know the difference between a deepwater, shallow water and transitional wave Discuss interference waves and how rogue waves are created Describe three different types of breaking waves (plunging, spilling, and surging) and know which ones make good surfing waves
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