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Assessment Score Correctly Answered: 9.00 out of a possible 10.00 (90.0%) Assessment Time: 11 minutes Question 1: Which latitude has the greatest change in incoming radiation proceeding from a Northern Hemisphere Summer to a Northern Hemisphere Winter? Type: Multiple Choice Your answer(s): •90 degrees North because it goes from total sunlight to total darkness Question 2: Why are secchi disks often used for vertical light transmission studies? Type: Multiple Choice Your answer(s): •Al of the above Question 3: As turbidity increases, light transmission in the ocean _________? Type: Multiple Choice Your answer(s): •Decreases Question 4: The settling rate of particles in seawater is a function of the particle size and the density difference between the particle and the seawater. Type: True or False Your answer(s): •False Question 5: Which would be a bet er reflector of incident radiation, a blacktop driveway or a concrete driveway?
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Unformatted text preview: Type: Multiple Choice Your answer(s): •nonstained or normal concrete Question 6: Which color is most visible at 100 m depth? Type: Multiple Choice Your answer(s): •blue Question 7: The surface area covered by a given amount of incoming solar radiation (insolation) is a function of latitude. Type: True or False Your answer(s): •True Question 8: How many calories would it take to raise 1 gm of fresh water 5 degrees Celsius? Type: Multiple Choice Your answer(s): •5 Question 9: Why did the light intensity/transmission increase in Exercise 6? Type: Multiple Choice Your answer(s): •Over time, particles set led, decreasing turbidity, increasing light transmission Question 10: Most corals need light to survive. Where would you most likely find them? Type: Multiple Choice Your answer(s): •In clear, sediment-free water...
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This note was uploaded on 03/21/2012 for the course OCNG 252 taught by Professor Alexander during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.

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