1. a) Yes, the 50-fathom isobath allow me to discriminate between the Gulf of Mexico
Shelf off Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama, compared to the Width of the West
Florida Shelf. The West Florida Shelf is wider.
b) The West Florida Shelf is a broa
1. Relative Temperature/Relative Speed:
West Wind Drift cold/slow
Gulf Stream warm/fast
Canary - cold/slow
Labrador - cold/fast
Agulhas - warm/fast
2. If we look at the Pacific c
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1. (a) The division between the epipelagic and mesopelagic zones.
The pelagic zone subdivided into ecological zones based on depth: the epipelagic (~0-130m), the mesopelagic
(~130-1000m). Epipelagic is the zone of primary production in the ocean a
Review Questions for Test 4
1. List and describe the regions of the ocean in descending order.
The aphotic zone is an area where light does not penetrate. Ninety percent of the ocean is in this zone. In
the aphotic zone there are deep-ocean regions of tot
1. (c) If this profile were taken during the winter, we might expect to see uniform
temperature in the uppermost 200 m because of mixing by waves. The permanent
thermocline in the oceans occurs between the levels of about 200 meters and 1000
1. a) Bergen, Norway is farthest north.
b) The time difference between New York and Bergen is 5 hours and 17 minutes.
c) The time difference between Seattle and Honolulu is 2 hours.
d) New York from Miami is 885 nautical miles, 1639.9 km.
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2. (a) The range of T and S that defines the water mass produced by mixing water types A and
B in all proportions are Tc=3 +12.2/2 Tc=7.6C ; Sc= 31.3+33 /2 Sc=47.8%o.
(b)The density of the 50-50 mixture of water types A and B is 1.02505.
(c) The t
LAB 8 Waves at Sea
1. a. 13 knots, 24 km/hour.
b. ~4.15 hours
c. The resulting wave heights would not be a problem to boaters, because they are very small (2
feet or 0.6 meters in height).
d. In the winter, the resulting wave heights are much higher, appr
Experiment 1: Cell Structure and Function
The structure of a cell dictates the majority of its function. You will view a selection of slides that
exhibit unique structures that contribute to tissues function.
Onion (allium) Root Digital Slide I
How do banding patterns change when a muscle contracts? Provide the illustrations and
reasoning for your answer.
What is the difference between a muscle organ, a muscle fiber, myofibril and myofilaments?
Provide the illustrations and reasoning for your an
Module 1 Reading/Discussion Questions
Explain some of the benefits a student may gain by studying philosophy.
Students benefit studying philosophy because it can help to enrich their
lives in so many different aspects. Students can learn wisd
1. How did the surface area effect the diffusion of the block? What about the volume? What about
the surface area to volume ratio? Which of these had the greatest affect on the diffusion of the
The larger the area surface the mor
Compare and contrast the views of John Searle and Rene
Descartes on dualism.
-Rene Descartes believes in substance dualism also known as
simply dualism. This is defined as, reality is composed of two
substances; the body and mind. John Searle uses the a
OCE 1001 Homework Assignment #1 Latitude and Longitude
Read the external link Mercator Projections and the North Star Animation in your
Blackboard Learn course in the Learning Module for Chapter 1. Also r
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(a) Compared to the original dissolved oxygen concentrations, which bottles (light or dark) tend
to have about the same or greater concentrations of dissolved oxygen at shallower depths?
(b) Compared to the original dissolved oxygen concentr
1. a) Southern California Divergent boundary
Northern California, Oregon, and Washington - Convergent boundary
Aleutian Alaska - Convergent boundary
2. a) The circum-Pacific belt dominates convergent boundary.
b) Destructive plate boundaries are cha
LAB - 7 (Tildes)
1. a) Day 1: (effectively) diurnal; Day 3: semidiurnal; Days 2 & 4: mixed.
b) The least tidal range is 0.2 meters on Day 4.
c) Mean high water for the 4 days is 1.9 meters (average of all the high tides).
d) Sail between ~0600-1500 on Day
Explain the connections between pleasure, contemplation,
and judgment in aesthetic appreciation.
-The connections between the three vary from person to person. So it comes down to what makes you different from any
one person. These can be connected beca