coasts

coasts - OCEANS Hypsometric Curve EUSTATIC SEALEVEL...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–32. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
OCEANS
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 2
Hypsometric Curve
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
EUSTATIC SEALEVEL CONTROLS
Background image of page 4
LOCAL SEALEVEL CONTROLS Subsidence Tectonism (mtn building) Isostatic adjustment
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 6
GROUP PRS Why is sealevel in Sitka falling? A. Mountain building B. Distance to equator C. Glacial melting D. Mid-ocean spreading E. Local subsidence
Background image of page 7

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 8
Background image of page 9

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 10
Background image of page 11

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 12
Greenland ice melts = 5 m rise
Background image of page 13

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 14
What impact would a .5-1 m sealevel rise have on the US? Given that we may not know how much it will rise for another 20-30 years, what if anything, do we do now?
Background image of page 15

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
OCEANS TIDES
Background image of page 16
Spring Tides Neap Tides
Background image of page 17

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
PRS If the moon was twice as far away the tides would be A. Larger B. Smaller C. No change
Background image of page 18
Tides affected by shoreline shape
Background image of page 19

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Tides affected by latitude
Background image of page 20
PRS If the Bay of Fundy was on the equator how would the highest tides be affected? A. Higher B. Lower C. No change
Background image of page 21

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
WAVES
Background image of page 22
Generated by wind speed, duration, fetch Wavebase = ½ wavelength
Background image of page 23

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 24
Shore profile is dynamic equilibrium
Background image of page 25

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 26
Background image of page 27

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 28
Wave Refraction waves bend toward slower medium
Background image of page 29

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 30
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 59

coasts - OCEANS Hypsometric Curve EUSTATIC SEALEVEL...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 32. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online