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Unformatted text preview: Name___________________________________________________________ Dynamics of the Oceans and Atmosphere 11:670:324 Spring 2008 Dr. Anthony J. Broccoli Hourly Exam #1 March 7, 2008 Unless otherwise noted, please answer each of the following questions in the blue book. Read each question very carefully before formulating your answer. Show intermediate steps in any calculations or mathematical manipulations. 1. ( 4 points ) Write an equivalent version of T V ∇ ⋅ r without using vector notation. Assume all vectors are three-dimensional. What physical process does this mathematical expression represent? 2. (6 points) In physical terms, briefly explain the difference between dt dT and t T ∂ ∂ . What is the mathematical relationship between these two quantities? 3. (5 points) The diagram below is a weather map (oriented with north at the top) in which the arrows represent the wind vectors and the labeled dashed lines are isotherms. Please indicate if each of the following quantities is positive, negative, or zero:...
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This note was uploaded on 10/25/2011 for the course ENVSCI 324 taught by Professor Broccoli during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.
- Spring '11