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Worksheet 3L

# Worksheet 3L - Worksheet 3L Temperature Density and...

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Worksheet 3L - Temperature, Density, and Salinity; Winds Score: 60 Which of the following type of ocean water has the HIGHEST density? Warm, salty water Cold, salty water Warm, fresh water from rivers Cold, fresh water from rivers SCORE : 5/5.0 points CORRECT ANSWER(S): Cold, salty water Thermoclines are layers in the ocean where the temperature decreases rapidly with depth. Compared to the temperature of the water ABOVE a thermocline the temperature of the water BELOW would be: Pgs 130-131 in the Lab Manual. Warmer The same Colder Cannot be determined SCORE : 5/5.0 points CORRECT ANSWER(S): Colder HELPFUL INFORMATION Think about how the temperature feels in the deep end of a pool. Think about the Coriolis Effect in the SOUTHERN Hemisphere. Compared to the direction of the prevailing winds the probable direction of a surface current would be: Think about how the typhoons that hit Australia spin. Pgs 122-125/Chap#41:Earth's Rotation and Coriolis Effect in the Lab Manual and the Current Map on pg 166 in the text. 45 degrees to the right 45 degrees to the left 90 degrees to the right 90 degrees to the left SCORE : 5/5.0 points CORRECT ANSWER(S): 45 degrees to the left The North Equatorial Currents in both the Atlantic and Pacific flow: Refer to pg 133/Chap#41: Eckman Transport in the Lab Manual or pg 166 in the textbook. West North WRONG South East SCORE : 0/5.0 points CORRECT ANSWER(S): West HELPFUL INFORMATION The reversal of the one in the Pacific causes El Nino.

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What happens to the density of water as the temperature decreases? Pgs 128-130/Chap#41: Seawater Denisty and Themocline & Pycnocline in the Lab Manual. density increases density decreases density is unchanged density is an unchanging physical property SCORE : 5/5.0 points CORRECT ANSWER(S): density increases What happens to the density of water as the salinity increases? Pgs 128-130/Chap#41: Seawater Density in the Lab Manual. density increases
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