Lecture 3 - 2006

Lecture 3 - 2006 - NAME _OCEANOGRAPHY LECTURE TEST # 3...

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NAME _________________________________________________OCEANOGRAPHY LECTURE TEST # 3 MATCHING: ___ 1. Diurnal A.wind piles up water against coast ___ 2. Refraction B.waves in a generating area ___ 3. Storm Surge C. two high tides per day ___ 4. Resonance D.waves outside generating area ___ 5. Sea E.breaker zone ___ 6. Semidiurnal F.standing wave ___ 7. Significant Wave Height G.seismic sea wave ___ 8. Mixed H.form between waters of different densities ___ 9. Progressive waves I.water rocks back and forth in basin ___ 10. Tides J.tides with large diurnal inequalities ___ 11. Pancake Ice K.most important in terms of damage ___ 12. Tsunami L.material used to trace deep currents ___ 13. Seiche M.small water loops ___ 14. Insolation N.patch of unfrozen water ___ 15. Surf O.restored by surface tension ___ 16. Radioactive Isotopes P.CAT-scan image of ocean structure ___ 17. Swell Q.incoming solar radiation ___ 18. Capillary Waves R.operates the Seismic Sea Wave Warning System ___ 19. Acoustic Tomography S.wave changes direction due to bottom friction ___ 20. Gyre T.veering due to Earth's rotation ___ 21. Ekman transport U.small, disc-like feature ___ 22. Coriolis Effect V.distance over which wind blows ___ 23. Rings W.large current loop
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___ 24. Internal waves X.underwater water spiral ___ 25. Polynya Y. due to gravitational attraction and centrifugal forces ___ 26. NOAA Z. travel away from the source ___ 27. Fetch AB. one high tide per day MULTIPLE CHOICE: ___ 28. The vertical distance between the crest and trough of a wave is the A.wave height B.wavelength C.wave period D.wave speed E.insolation ___ 29.Tidal time lags are ? for any given area. A.always constant B.totally unpredictable C.usually constant ___ 30. Coastal currents may be affected by A.local winds B.tides C.topography and bathymetry D.river discharge E.all of the above ___ 31. Diurnal tides are found primarily along the U.S. ? coast. A.Pacific B.Atlantic C.Gulf of Mexico D.all of the above E.none of the above ___ 32. The period of a wave was four seconds and the wavelength was 20 meters. The speed of this wave was ? meters per second. A.80 B.0.2 C.5 D.4 E.you cannot calculate wave speed from the data given ___ 33. Denser ocean waters will form in areas where there is A.less evaporation and therefore less salinity differences B.cooling of seawater causes greater densities C.freezing seawater causes greater salinities within sea ice D.all of the above create denser ocean waters
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