15 - Ocean/AtmosphereMidtermReview 18:04

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Ocean/Atmosphere Midterm Review 18:04 Solar energy is the main source of energy for our planet Greenhouse gases : CO2, Methane, Water Vapor, Nitrous Oxide, Dimethylsulfide  (DMS), halocarbons (cfc’s) Sea level rises because of thermal expansion and melting ice Sea level measurements from 23 long tide gauge records in geologically stable  environments show a rise of around 20 centimeters per century, or 2 mm/year All ice bergs may diminish by 2040 Chapters 6 and 7 Review Chapter 6- study of chemicals in the ocean and their distributions Chemistry-affects life in ocean and vice versa and is important for climate Don’t need to know names, dates, or numbers!!! Know the Law of the minimum and what it is about- that growth of plants is  limited by a single element… Substances are elements and compounds Know the water molecule and why it behaves the way it does (polarity) and the 
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This note was uploaded on 08/26/2011 for the course GEOGRAPHY 3A taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at UCSB.

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15 - Ocean/AtmosphereMidtermReview 18:04

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