Which of the following is NOT true?
A) Duration is a measurement used to describe how long the wind is blowing in an area
B) Velocity is a measurement used to describe how much force the wind has while it is blowing.
C) Tangent is a measurement used to de
How was DDT viewed by the general public when it was first put into use?
a) People thought DDT was reasonably healthy and would defeat polio
b) People were unaware of the use of DDT altogether
c) people thought DDT would kill the wildlife
d) people though
Which marine animal is most endangered by the chemical footprint left in our oceans by PCBs?
A) Plankton, because they are widely consumed as the base of the ocean food chain
B) Crustaceans, due to the way PCBs react with the calcium carbonate that make u
PCB's (polychlorinated biphenyls) are chemicals that have been affecting whales,
dolphins, and other wildlife in the ocean for decades. In what era were they introduced
and what was their intended purpose?
A. 1950's, used as a coffee sweetener.
Which of the following is not an ecological impact of oil pollution?
A) Oil pollution can degrade or destroy ecosystems
B) Oil pollution can kill marine life through absorption
C) Oil pollution can increase the growth rate of harmful bacteria
D) Oil pollu
Which of the following is the basic definition of a model?
A) A set of connected things or parts which create a whole.
B) A simplified imitation of something that we use to help us understand it better.
C) A description of a system using using mathematica
What is the most accurate explanation as to why PCBs are found in such high concentrations in
humans and larger carnivores, when compared to smaller animals?
A) Larger carnivores and humans are the only ones exposed to PCBs regularly
B) Smaller animals (s
Which of the following is not considered an ecological impact of oil pollution?
a. Oil pollution can degrade or destroy marine ecosystems
b. Oil pollution can lower concentrations of toxic elements (e.g. arsenic)
c. Oil pollution can kill marine life thro
Which answer is NOT correct according to the following choices about PCBs and their
endangerment towards the ocean and marine animals?
A) Scientists estimate that 1-10% of all PCBs ever produced have already entered the ocean.
B) PCBs tend to break down f
Why do whales and dolphins have a higher concentration of PCBs than other marine animals?
A) The PCBs start collecting before the animals are born because they are passed on from mother to
baby through the womb and through breast feeding.
B) The whales ea
2 out of 2 points
Which of the following would likely create upwelling conditions? (select all that are correct)
-Winds blowing straight off the land (offshore winds)
-Seamounts or land masses that deflect deep currents
2 out of 2 po
1. What part of the atmosphere experiences rapid short warming following a large eruption like Mt
A: the stratosphere
2. Based on our readings (ref FIG 8 in the NRC-National Academies Ref) the situation in which
"warming melts ice which t
Satellites as a weather platform began to be used about the same
time that man landed on the moon. What was the name of the
record hurricane captured in 1969?
Arguably, the most important scientific discovery revealed by 20th
The beluga whale has been heavily impacted by which chemical pollution?
A.) Oil pollution
B.) Mercury pollution
C.) Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)
D.) Thermal pollution
Correct Answer: C; Persistenet Organic Pollutants (POPs); Ocean Health Index: Ch
Which of the following is true of Hadley cells?
Wind particles moving towards the equator travel from higher eastward velocity
to lower eastward velocity
Wind particles moving towards the equator travel from lower eastward velocity to
What type of creature did scienctist capture in the deep ocean trench to find that it had
aborbed relatively high levels of POP chemicals?
Petrochemicals make it in to the ocean environment in many ways. Industrial
LAB 1 INVESTIGATION: LATITUDE, LONGITUDE, AND LOCATION
Visualize latitude and longitude as a spherical coordinate system for the Earths surface, Explain the
concept of great circles and their relationship to lines
OCEAN 100 LAB 3 INVESTIGATION: ISOSTASY AND BATHYMETRY
Part A. Oceanic and continental crustal densities
Part B. Isostatic equilibrium: Why is oceanic crust below the oceans?
Part C. Isostatic adjustment: Why do we have mountains, high
Final exam ocean 100
Examples of main ideas are:
The Earth origin of Earth, oceans, life; the Earths internal layers know physical concepts
such as energy (kinetic, heat), density, convection, bioaccumulation, biodegradation,
I WAS RUNNING THROUGH THE SIX WITH MY WOES!
6 - FINAL EXAM AT 10:30 TUESDAY!
HOW MANY QUESTIONS ARE ON OUR FINAL AND IS OUR FINAL IN THE SAME ROOM
-Yes it is in the same room and I believe she said 100 questions.
Its 125 points total & 70% of it is on the
2 out of 2 points
The tectonic formation of oil bearing sedimentary basins along the California coast was related to.
The tectonic disruption and lateral motion of crust blocks along the Ca coast over the last 20 million yea
STUDY GUIDE FOR FINAL INTRO TO OCEANOGRAPHY
In the process of diffusion, the concentration of oxygen in the water that exits through a
fish gill slits has increased. Fals
STUDY GUIDE FOR EXAM 1
_INTROD TO OCEANOGRAPHY
NOTE: This list is NOT exhaustive. It is only a rough guide, with broad topics! You should have much more in
your notes and textbook. Check them to answer these questions and complete this study guide.
+ C N53OTE: This list is NOT exhaustive. It is only a rough guide, with broad topics! You
should have much more in your notes and textbook. Check them to answer these questions and
complete this study guide. You also have most image slides posted in BB.
Where on Earth would primary ocean productivity be limited by the amount of
Carbon Dioxide is highest in surface waters and decreases with depth in the
Pteropods would be a kind of zooplankton that is considered threate
Is there anyone would like to share your quiz 2 ? :)
Anyone see the gear option on the economic exclusion zones?
is there a facebook group for this class?
ocean 320 if it doesnt work)
why is the con
Pelagic red clay, globigerina, pteropod and silicious ooze would all be examples of.
What is the answer to this? It was on the test and was the only one I got wrong - Deep ocean
Does the quiz allows multiple attempts?
Yes. 2 attempts
link to next unit:
YAY FOR MIDTERMS! <333
What is the answer to what are characteristics of storms that form along the subpolar boundary between the ferrel cell and the polar cell?
Answer: select all
A shrouded buoy is one that.
Correct answer: is attache