10 - Ocean/Atmosphere 18:01

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Ocean/Atmosphere 18:01 Cuba through burning fossil fuels has been creating a lot of atm. CO2  The ocean has absorbed 48% of anthropogenic atm. CO2  Physics- is the study of matter, forces, motion, waves, momentum, heat,  radiation, and all forms of energy and their transformations, exchanges and  propagation Physical oceanography- involves exchanges of energy and matter between the  atmosphere and ocean and within the ocean Applications of Physical Oceanography: Ocean heating and cooling Currents, waves Light and sound propagation Movement and mixing of properties 9i.e. salinity, various chemicals and  organisms) Weather (i.e., hurricanes, typhoons, monsoons) Climate Energy from ocean Pollution  Military operations Radiant or solar energy - energy in the electromagnetic radiation that comes from  the Sun, important in heating the Earth, the ocean, and the atmosphere, and  essential to photosynthesis (sunlight)
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This note was uploaded on 08/26/2011 for the course ITALIAN 1 taught by Professor Maria during the Spring '10 term at UCSB.

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10 - Ocean/Atmosphere 18:01

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