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Unformatted text preview: 2.011 Homework #2 Out: 14 February 2006 (Tues) Due: 28 February 2006 (Tues) Problem 1: Isolate a phenomena of interest to you, either in the ocean or atmoshpere. a. Design a feasible observational strategy you think would be useful to study such phenomena (and indicate why your strategy is good). b. Describe what type of instrumentation you need, what spatial and temporal scales you are looking at, and what type of results you expect. c. Try to find out or Guess how much it would cost! Problem 2: Ocean Properties a. The deepest part of the ocean is the ____________________ m deep. It is located at _______________ ° Longitude and _____________ ° Latitude (approximately) in the ______________ Ocean. b. One degree latitude is equal to _____________ km. Longitude is related to latitude by the following relation: 1 ° Longitude = ______________ km. c. Speed of sound in water is a function of the following properties: (circle all that apply) [Temperature] [Chlorophyll] [Light penetration depth] [Depth] [Salinity] [Oxygen]. d. Explain the concept of a Sound Channel in the ocean, where it occurs and what its significance is....
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