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8B: Open Ocean and Coastal Impacts of Tropical Cyclones Started: June 27, 2009 5:08 PM Questions: 27     1. 8B-1  (Points: 1)      The Figure 1c temperature profile acquired before the arrival of Hurricane Dennis at the float location  indicates a surface water temperature of approximately ______°C. 1.    Save Answer     2. 8B-2  (Points: 1)      The Figure 1d temperature profile after the arrival of the hurricane in the area where the float was located,  indicates a surface water temperature of approximately _______°C. 1.    Save Answer     3. 8B-3  (Points: 1)      Comparison of the two temperature profiles shows that the passage of Hurricane Dennis was accompanied  by ___________ in sea surface temperature (SST). a. an increase b. no change c. a decrease
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  Save Answer     4. 8B-4  (Points: 1)      Further comparison of the two temperature profiles shows that the thickness of the uppermost layer of the  ocean where the temperature is uniform (isothermal) _________ with the passage of the hurricane. a. increased b. did not change c. decreased   Save Answer     5. 8B-5  (Points: 1)      Based on the temperature data provided, it appears that the hurricane winds _____________ force vertical  mixing of the seawater in this upper layer. a. did b. did not   Save Answer     6. 8B-6  (Points: 1)   
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  The wind pattern shows winds blowing onshore to the __________ of the eye's path when looking toward the 
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This note was uploaded on 07/17/2011 for the course GEO 1080 taught by Professor Bartlett during the Spring '11 term at Utah Valley University.

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8B - 8B:OpenOceanandCoastalImpactsofTropicalCyclones

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