EAR111 Recitation Quiz Week of 10/24 1. CO2 dissolves more readily into _. a. Warm water b. Cold water Correct answer: B 2. Which of the following is NOT a reason for ocean circulation? a. Winds b. Salinity of the water c. Temperature of the water d. Oxyg
EAR111 QUIZ 10/12/11 1. Give three examples of sediments (3pts) - Clay - Sand 2. Name a method for determining the age of sediments in a core. (1pt) - Carbon dating, or fossil dating. Using carbon isotopes to find the age. 3 What is one strength of using
1. Which is heavier:
Correct Answers: B
2. Is there more 16O or 18O in nature?
Correct Answers: A
3. During cold times, 18O values are _ than warm times:
a. More positive
b. Less positive
1. What is a photon?
a. A force that causes light to refract
b. A small semi-aquatic rodent
c. An atom of a particular chemical element with a different number of neutrons
d. A quantum of light or other electromagnet
The largest temperature change is most likely to be observed over longer or shorter time scale?
Longer time scale.
What are the major external forcings for climate changes?
Ocean circulation, human activities
1. Change in tectonic plates
2. Change in Eart