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5A: Ocean-Atmosphere Connections Started: June 27, 2009 2:13 PM Questions: 25     1. 5A-1  (Points: 1)      The region of the oceanwhere the value of evaporation exceeds precipitation by more than 300 cm per year  (lightest colors) is located in the eastern South ____________ Ocean. a. Indian b. Pacific c. Atlantic   Save Answer     2. 5A-2  (Points: 1)      At the other extreme, the grestest excess of precipitation over evaporation (negative values or darkest colors)  occurs along the equator in the _____________ where E-P values exceed negative 300 cm per year. a. Atlantic b. western Pacific and eastern Indian Oceans c. western Pacific   Save Answer    
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3. 5A-3  (Points: 1)      The greatest positive values of E-P (more evaporation than precipitation) occur in that part of hte ocean  where climate is dominated by presistent fair-weather ________________________. a. subtropical anticyclones b. subpolar lows c. westerlies   Save Answer     4. 5A-4  (Points: 1)      These massive semi-permanent fair-weather systems are regions where rates of evaporation are relatively  __________ and rates of precipitation are relatively low. a. high b. low   Save Answer     5. 5A-5  (Points: 1)      This excess of precipitation over evaporation ___________ generally coincide with the location of the  Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) where the trade winds of the two hemispheres converge and trigger 
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