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S6E3d- Explain the causes of waves, currents and tides. Essential Question- How do currents, waves and tides affect climate?

the causes of waves, currents and tides. Essential Question- How do currents, waves and tides affect climate? Currents Currents- movement or circulation of ocean water Surface current- movement of water at or near the surface of the ocean Example: The Gulf Stream Currents on the Move Currents Example: The Gulf Stream *The direction of the current depends on the direction of the wind From Poles= cold-water currents From Equator= warm-water currents The Gulf Stream Current in N/


CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION- HAZARDS-OCEANS-WAVES NATURAL HAZARDS: FLOODS FLOODS VOLCANIC ERUPTIONS VOLCANIC ERUPTIONS HURRICANE HURRICANE DROUGHT DROUGHT.

extremely difficult to describe analytically WAVE BREAKING Types of Wave Breaking Spilling Breaker Plunging and Collapsing Breaker Surging Breaker LONG WAVE AND ABNORMAL WAVES 1.4 LONG WAVES and ABNORMAL WAVES IN NATURE TIDAL WAVES TIDAL WAVES SWELL WAVES SWELL WAVES SEICHES (RESONANCE OF BASINS) SEICHES (RESONANCE OF BASINS) FREAK WAVES FREAK WAVES 1. TIDAL WAVES Tides are the alternating rise and fall of the surface of the seas and oceans. Tides are the alternating rise and fall of the surface of/


Geoscience Day starters. 1.Over the course of their lifetimes, trees will do what to the level of gasses in the atmosphere? a.Nothing, O 2 and CO 2 level.

the moon causes spring tides c.Both "a" and “d” 3.A current caused by density differences is a a.Gyrec. Coriolis current b.Transition currentd. Depth (deep water) current 4.A tide that has the highest high tide, and lowest low tide is a.Density tidec. Spring tide b.Neap tided. Lunar tide 5.What is the relationship between wave speed and wavelength, in deep water? a.Increased wave speed will show longer wavelengthc/


Earth’s Oceans Chapter 15 Grade 8 Earth Science. Data Collection and Analysis (15.1) At the surface At the surface –Sonar (sound navigation and ranging)

–Breakers: collapsing waves Tides The periodic rice and fall of sea level The periodic rice and fall of sea level –High tide: sea level rises –Low tide: sea level falls Tidal range Tidal range –Difference in height of high and low tide Tide cycle Tide cycle –Takes 24 hours and 50 minutes Moon Influence on Tides Gravitational attraction among Earth, Moon and Sun Gravitational attraction among Earth, Moon and Sun Earth and Moon orbit a/


Oceans. Introduction The “Blue Planet” –Seventy-one percent of Earth’s surface is represented by oceans and marginal seas –Continents and islands comprise.

weathering of/Ocean—About 600 meters or less –Atlantic Ocean—From 500 to 1000 meters thick Mud is the most common sediment on the deep-ocean floor Seafloor Sediments Sediment can be classified by particle size. –Waves and currents/current Flood current Slack water Tides and Marine Organisms Intertidal Zone –Where the land and sea meet, between the high and low tide zones. –Organisms that live here are adapted to huge daily changes in moisture, temperature, turbulence (from the water), and salinity. Tides and/


Topic 1 Notes AND. Marine Science A. Oceanography – Draws from fields of geology, physics, chemistry, engineering, and biology as they apply to the ocean.

Ocean Only ocean that forms continuous circle around earthOnly ocean that forms continuous circle around earth Produces worst weather on earthProduces worst weather/ Affects motion of winds, currents and tidesAffects motion of winds, currents and tides Caused by rotation of earthCaused/ocean basins vs. eastern marginsSurface temperatures higher on western margins of ocean basins vs. eastern margins Fig. 3.23 IV. Circulation D.Waves Surface waves produced by wind blowing across water (friction)Surface waves/


Lecture 9: Surface Processes: chemical and physical weathering and sedimentary rocks Questions What is the rock cycle? How do rocks get destroyed and.

weathering. Etc. Weathering feedbacks: chemical and physical Physical weathering and chemical weathering generally proceed in parallel in most environments. Physical and chemical weathering promote one another: Formation of cracks by physical weathering increases reactive surface area, promoting chemical weathering. Chemical weathering/Lakes are special, compared to rivers and oceans, in several ways: Small size (no large waves), absence of tides, and low currents makes lakes very low-energy sedimentary /


Currents, Waves, & Tides Highways in the Sea.

Currents, Waves, & Tides Highways in the Sea Causes of Currents What forces are responsible for currents? Wind: transfers energy through friction on surface; causes currents and waves Sea level: steeper slope=greater pressure gradient=drives a larger, faster current Water density: greater density in one area causes pressure gradient to drive a current below the surface Causes of Currents What influences the direction and nature of these currents? Ocean boundaries force currents in various directions; Trade/


Why Spinning Matters – The Coriolis Effect and the World’s Oceans Photo Credit: NASA – Earth Observatory.

on a rotating sphere." Ocean motion and surface currents. NASA. 4 Mar 2008. Tides NOAA Ocean Service Education November 30, 2010 (http://oceanservice.noaa.gov)http://oceanservice.noaa.gov What are Tides? A tide is defined as a periodic rise and fall of the sea surface – very-long period waves noticeable only at the shoreline – originate in the open ocean High tidewave crest reaches the shoreline Low tidewave trough reaches the shoreline/


EARTH SCIENCE SOL REVIEW

moves toward the equator (convection currents) Sea level can change. Sea level rises when polar ice caps melt and sea level goes down when more ice is created. Waves are generated by the wind The ocean is the largest reservoir of heat…therefore, it drives most of the Earth’s weather systems Joshua and Jennifer Mosser, Briar Woods High School Joshua and Jennifer Mosser, Briar Woods High/


EARTH SCIENCE SOL REVIEW Concepts and Topics For the End Of Course Earth Science Test.

Tides are the daily rise and fall of ocean water level caused by the moon’s gravitational pull 2 high and 2 low tides occur daily Spring—greatest tidal range because the moon, sun, and Earth are in alignment Neap—lowest tidal range worldwide; happens during quarter moon phases The Tides More Oceanography Waves are generated by the wind Current/ the Earth creating convection currents. Wind flows from High to Low Pressure United States weather is controlled by Prevailing Westerlies and moves from west to east/


 An air mass forms over the Gulf Of Mexico and moves northeast across Georgia. What weather conditions are likely to prevail in Georgia?

Weathering and erosion of rocks.  Which term refers to the area at the seashore that is underwater during high tide and exposed to low tide? Intertidal zone  Which ocean current moves perpendicular to the shore and sometimes carries swimmers out to the sea? Rip current Or Rip tide There are three major zones in the ocean: the middle, and the ocean floor. Which form of ocean/-electric  geothermal energy; geothermal  tidal power; and tidal  wave energy. wave  What is a renewable resource?  A natural/


Waters of the Ocean. Water It makes up 80% of a Marine Organism’s body. ex 98% of a jelly fish.

heat from the tropics to polar regions. Continental shelf - currents tend to shape the bottom, shape coastline and affects tides. Stability and Overturn Ocean is layered or stratified Dense water is on the bottom to the least at the top. Surface water stay always on top of the column of water is stable Only the winds and waves mix the deep water with the surface. Greater the/


© AMS 1 Chapter 9 Atmosphere’s Planetary Circulation AMS Weather Studies Introduction to Atmospheric Science, 4 th Edition.

and wind-driven waves   On one of the worst days of flooding, 3 February 1998, waters from the Bay inundated U.S. Highway 101 to a depth of up to 1.2 m (4 ft) north of the Golden Gate Bridge   Several factors control sea level in San Francisco Bay – –The most important are the regular astronomical tides   Two high tides and two low tides/ocean current and poor fishing off the coast of Peru and Ecuador during the Christmas season  Warm weather episodes are relatively brief (1-2 months) and then SST and/


Motions of the Ocean Waves, Currents and Tides.

Motions of the Ocean Waves, Currents and Tides I. General Info. A. The ocean is in constant motion 1. motion is needed for “mixing” 2. replenishing of O2 3. “moving” of food 4. change in our weather B. The three major motions are 1. Waves 2. Currents 3. Tides II. Waves A. Waves – pulses of energy through the water = the water does NOT move *water usually moves in a circular motion B. Causes/


EARTH SCIENCE SOL REVIEW Concepts and Topics For the End Of Course Earth Science Test.

Tides are the daily rise and fall of ocean water level caused by the moon’s gravitational pull 2 high and 2 low tides occur daily Spring—greatest tidal range because the moon, sun, and Earth are in alignment Neap—lowest tidal range worldwide; happens during quarter moon phases The Tides More Oceanography Waves are generated by the wind Current/ the Earth creating convection currents. Wind flows from High to Low Pressure United States weather is controlled by Prevailing Westerlies and moves from west to east/


Ch. 15 Sec. 1 The Oceans. Oceanography Scientific study of the earths oceans Scientific study of the earths oceans Challenger: British research ship Challenger:

Tides Neap Tides Neap Tides –Occur when moon is 1 st or 3 rd Quarter –Sun, Moon, Earth at a right angle Ocean Currents Density Current Density Current –Caused by difference in salinity and temperature –Move slowly in deep ocean waters Surface Currents Surface Currents –Upper few 100 meters of the ocean –Move as fast as 100 km/day –Driven by global wind systems and the Coriolis effect Ocean Currents Gyres: Gyres: –Continents deflect the ocean currents/


Earth’s Oceans Part II Source: CK12.org Earth Science Chapter 14 Author: Robert G. Smith.

II Source: CK12.org Earth Science Chapter 14 Author: Robert G. Smith Motion Ocean water is constantly in motion: north- south, east-west, alongshore, and vertically motions are the result of waves, tides, and currents consequence of many separate factors: wind, tides, Coriolis effect, water density differences, and the shape of the ocean basins Ocean Waves waves originate from wind blowing steady winds or high storm winds - over the water factors create/


Oceanography. I. Introduction to Oceans A. Oceanography – the study and exploration of the world’s oceans. A. Oceanography – the study and exploration.

offshore rise of water associated with a low pressure weather system caused by high winds pushing on the oceans surface E. undertow - Strong undercurrent flowing in a different direction from the surface current. F. longshore current – an ocean current running parrallel to the shore IX. Tides - define A.Tidal range – the vertical difference between the high tide and the succeeding low tide 1. high tides – occur twice a day, when the/


Ocean Motions Information to help you along in Earth science.

about 12 hours apart. At high tide and low tide 2 Types of Tides  Neap Tides- Occur at the first and third quarter moon, when the sun, moon, and Earth are lined up to form a right angle  Spring Tides- Occur when the new and full moon, sun, and Earth are lined up NEAP TIDE Spring TIDE CURRENTSCurrent- a large stream of moving water that flows through the oceans. –Example: If you stir a/


Warm-Up(IN) 1/5/11 Warm ups are done individually and quietly in your desk. Warm up time is usually 5-7 minutes and is a time for you to get prepared and.

(10 pts) Write a five-sentence paragraph. Summarize how the moon and sun affect the Earth system. What are the phases of the moon? What relationship exists between the tides and the phases of the moon? Explain the seasons. Underline 5 key/ and questions El Nino weather anomalies activity and questions Homework: Notebook check Friday Oceans test Friday Finish questions from in class DateAssignment NamePoints Possible Your Score 3/14/11-3/25/11Warm-Ups50 3/16/11-3/17/11Section Wrap Up questions Ocean Currents /


Module 9- Oceans and Beaches Oceans and Beaches How do oceans shape our lives? Image Credit: FreeDigitalPhotos.net.

a wave’s crest and the next trough. Wave period – measures the size of the wave in time. Ocean waves caused by earthquakes are called tsunamis. Water below the surface moves in streams called currents. These currents are caused by two factors:  wind patterns and  water density. Image Credit: srh.noaa.gov Surface currents are caused by wind patterns and usually have a depth of several hundred meters. These currents affect climate and weather/


Currents and Climates Surface climates greatly affect the climate in many parts of the world.

very steep crests that break in the open ocean before the waves get close to the shore. Whitecaps ___________is a local rise in sea level near the shore that is caused by strong winds from a storm, such as a hurricane Storm surge Tides __________are daily changes in the level of ocean water. Tides What influences tides? The sun and the moon When was a scientific explanation/


Joshua and Jennifer Mosser, Briar Woods High School EARTH SCIENCE SOL REVIEW Concepts and Topics For Earth Science.

Tides are the daily rise and fall of ocean water level caused by the moon’s gravitational pull 2 high and 2 low tides occur daily Spring—greatest tidal range because the moon, sun, and Earth are in alignment Neap—lowest tidal range worldwide; happens during quarter moon phases The Tides Joshua and Jennifer Mosser, Briar Woods High School More Oceanography Waves are generated by the wind Current/ feathery (fair weather clouds) Cumulus—puffy white clouds Stratus—low gray clouds Joshua and Jennifer Mosser, /


Brandon Pretty. Oceans Are Important... Primary water source for the water cycle Control weather Support diverse life Provides humans with food, minerals,

is less salty at the mouths of large rivers, glaciers and icebergs melt and areas of high precipitation. Thermocline 1. Labrador Current - cold water 2. Gulf Stream - warm water Local Ocean Currents WAVES Waves –Large ripples set in motion by steady winds transferring energy to the water Common Wave Features: *As a wave approaches a shoreline, the wavelength decreases and the wave height increases. Large ripples set in motion by steady/


Joshua and Jennifer Mosser, Briar Woods High School EARTH SCIENCE SOL REVIEW Concepts and Topics For Earth Science.

Tides are the daily rise and fall of ocean water level caused by the moon’s gravitational pull 2 high and 2 low tides occur daily Spring—greatest tidal range because the moon, sun, and Earth are in alignment Neap—lowest tidal range worldwide; happens during quarter moon phases The Tides Joshua and Jennifer Mosser, Briar Woods High School More Oceanography Waves are generated by the wind Current/ feathery (fair weather clouds) Cumulus—puffy white clouds Stratus—low gray clouds Joshua and Jennifer Mosser, /


LANDFORMS AND OCEANS Science Standard 5-3 The student will demonstrate an understanding of features, processes, and changes in Earths land and oceans.

the land is located above Earth’s water and some is located below the oceans. Explain how landforms above the oceans are similar to those found below the oceans. Continental Landform Oceanic Landform CanyonTrench ValleyRift VolcanoSeamount Mountain rangeMid-ocean ridge Low hills or plains Ocean basin and abyssal plain 5-3.4 Explain how waves, currents, tides, and storms affect the geologic features of the ocean shore zone (including beaches, barrier islands, estuaries/


 Who has been to an ocean?  How do we study them?  Have they always been here?

is colder, saltier and therefore more dense. It sinks and doesn’t mix with other layers.  This water migrates slowly toward the equator as one mass.  Where is the densest water in the world?  Salinity averages 3.5% but can vary between locations  Sources & removal of salt  Ocean layers based on density & temp  Water masses  Oceans are always in motion  WavesTidesCurrents  upwelling  Wave: rhythmic movement that/


Remember you can only have one independent variable in an experiment.(The thing you are testing and change). The independent variable goes on the x-axis.

Spectrum The range of all the waves that can travel through matter as /Tide High Tide Low Tide High Tide Gravitational pull of the moon Tidal bulge moon and sun pull together = largest tides moon and sun pull against each other = weakest tides/and oceans, producing winds and ocean currents 8.10b- identify how global patterns of atmospheric movement influence local weather using weather maps that show high and low pressures and fronts 8.10c- identify the role of the oceans in the formation of weather/


1. Which provides the best evidence for the theory that faults and volcanoes are results of tectonic plate interactions? a. Faults on tectonic plates are.

in the oceans? a.The sun’s energy is equally distributed throughout the oceans b.The tides transfer heat energy across the oceans c.The movement of waves transfers heat energy throughout the oceans d.Heat energy is cycled by currents between the equator and the polar / soil formation. B It changes the chemical composition of the rocks. C It exposes rocks to increased rates of erosion and weathering. D It limits the exposure of rocks to acid precipitation. How can urbanization affect a local area? A It can/


Waves move through oceans.. Videos Click on this link to watch a video about tides. ms/science/weather-and-climate/tides.htm.

this link to watch a video about tides. http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/ja ms/science/weather-and-climate/tides.htm http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/ja ms/science/weather-and-climate/tides.htm Click on this link to watch a video about waves. http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jam s/science/weather-and-climate/waves-and- currents.htm Waves form in the open ocean. A wave is an up and down motion along the surface is/


ES. 10: Oceans: The student will investigate and understand that oceans are complex, interactive physical, chemical, and biological systems and are subject.

not penetrate very deeply into the ocean. The stored heat in the ocean drives much of the Earth’s weather. The stored heat in the ocean causes climate near the ocean to be milder than the climate in the interior of continents Key Ideas: Ocean water moves by currents and waves. Most waves on the ocean surface are generated by wind. The top of a wave is the crest; the bottom is/


EARTH SCIENCE SOL REVIEW Concepts and Topics For the End Of Course Earth Science Test.

Tides are the daily rise and fall of ocean water level caused by the moon’s gravitational pull 2 high and 2 low tides occur daily Spring—greatest tidal range because the moon, sun, and Earth are in alignment Neap—lowest tidal range worldwide; happens during quarter moon phases The Tides More Oceanography Waves are generated by the wind Current/ the Earth creating convection currents. Wind flows from High to Low Pressure United States weather is controlled by Prevailing Westerlies and moves from west to east/


Joshua and Jennifer Mosser, Briar Woods High School EARTH SCIENCE SOL REVIEW Concepts and Topics For Earth Science.

Tides are the daily rise and fall of ocean water level caused by the moon’s gravitational pull 2 high and 2 low tides occur daily Spring—greatest tidal range because the moon, sun, and Earth are in alignment Neap—lowest tidal range worldwide; happens during quarter moon phases The Tides Joshua and Jennifer Mosser, Briar Woods High School More Oceanography Waves are generated by the wind Current/ feathery (fair weather clouds) Cumulus—puffy white clouds Stratus—low gray clouds Joshua and Jennifer Mosser, /


EARTH SCIENCE SOL REVIEW Concepts and Topics For the EOC Earth Science Test 2006 Jennifer and Josh Mosser, Briar Woods High School.

Tides are the daily rise and fall of ocean water level caused by the moon’s gravitational pull 2 high and 2 low tides occur daily Spring—greatest tidal range because the moon, sun, and Earth are in alignment Neap—lowest tidal range worldwide; happens during quarter moon phases The Tides More Oceanography Waves are generated by the wind Current/ the Earth creating convection currents. Wind flows from High to Low Pressure United States weather is controlled by Prevailing Westerlies and moves from west to east/


Currents, Waves, & Tides Highways in the Sea. What forces are responsible for currents?  Wind: transfers energy through friction on surface; causes currents.

Currents, Waves, & Tides Highways in the Sea What forces are responsible for currents?  Wind: transfers energy through friction on surface; causes currents and waves  Sea level: steeper slope=greater pressure gradient=drives a larger, faster current  Water density: greater density in one area causes pressure gradient to drive a current below the surface Causes of Currents What influences the direction and nature of these surface currents? -Ocean boundaries force currents in various directions; -Trade /


Chapter 7: Atmosphere, Hydrosphere, and Lithosphere Ms. Johnson Foundations.

atmosphere. About 75% of Earth’s surface is covered by water. The five oceans contain most of the liquid water on Earth’s surface. They are in constant motion due to currents, waves, and tides. Vocabulary Interaction of Spheres Lithosphere Hydrosphere Atmosphere Condensation Nitrogen cycle Oxygen-carbon dioxide cycle The Atmosphere Weather Air temperature Air pressure Humidity Wind Clouds Precipitation Convection Latitude Prevailing winds Climate Large/


EARTH SCIENCE NC Final REVIEW Concepts and Topics Earth Science.

Tides are the daily rise and fall of ocean water level caused by the moon’s gravitational pull 2 high and 2 low tides occur daily Spring—greatest tidal range because the moon, sun, and Earth are in alignment Neap—lowest tidal range worldwide; happens during quarter moon phases The Tides More Oceanography Waves are generated by the wind Current/ the Earth creating convection currents. Wind flows from High to Low Pressure United States weather is controlled by Prevailing Westerlies and moves from west to east/


EARTH SCIENCE SOL REVIEW Concepts and Topics For the EOC Earth Science Test 2006.

Tides are the daily rise and fall of ocean water level caused by the moon’s gravitational pull 2 high and 2 low tides occur daily Spring—greatest tidal range because the moon, sun, and Earth are in alignment Neap—lowest tidal range worldwide; happens during quarter moon phases The Tides More Oceanography Waves are generated by the wind Current/ the Earth creating convection currents. Wind flows from High to Low Pressure United States weather is controlled by Prevailing Westerlies and moves from west to east/


How to Use This Presentation

of Contents Section 1 Currents The Movement of Ocean Water Table of Contents Section 1 Currents Section 2 Currents and Climate Section 3 Waves Section 4 Tides Chapter 14 Section 1 Currents Bellringer Your teacher will read excerpts from Thor Heyerdahl’s Kon-Tiki (1950) or The Ra Expeditions (1971). Look at the large map of the world that shows the different ocean currents and the origination and destination points for Heyerdahl/


Ocean Movements. Wave: A rhythmic movement in which energy is carried through water.

slows the bottom of the wave as it comes in to shore Tides The rise and fall of sea level Huge waves Spring Tides and Neap Tides Bay of Fundy Highest high tides in the world Location: North of New York Bay of Fundy – Reversing Falls Reversing Falls Power from ocean movement Density Currents or Thermohaline Circulation Density Currents Thermohaline Circulation Wind Patterns Surface Currents (Winds) Gyres Ocean currents are influenced by the continental/


NOAA National Weather Service Baltimore/Washington Forecast Office

us to improve your Bay forecasts through reports of what is really happening. We are interested in winds and wave height estimates, current weather conditions, low visibilities in fog, and icing. Immediate reports have a direct impact on marine forecasts and warnings for you and your fellow mariners. However, even old reports are helpful as they can be reviewed to help improve future marine forecasts. Call our/


The Origin of Oceanic Trenches

first wave to reach many seismometers, one can deduce the orientation of the fault plane and whether the earthquake was triggered by compression or tension. Earthquakes near trenches are almost always due to horizontal tension failures at right angles to the trench axis. Measurements also show that microearthquakes on the ocean floor tend to occur at low tide. A prominent feature on all ocean floors/


Oceans S6E3. Students will recognize the significant role of water in earth processes. a. Explain that a large portion of the Earth’s surface is water,

during a violent storm in the Pacific Scientists have used accidents to track currents One of the containers broke apart—it was carrying thousands of toy ducks! What have I learned about the ocean? Subsurface topography (features of the ocean floor Salinity and factors affecting it Causes of ocean waves and parts of a wave Causes of tides and how special tides occur Causes of currents, surface and deep, and how they affect climate


Ocean Systems 3.1 The oceans are a connected system. 3.2

in currents. ocean current A. The oceans have major currents. upwelling 1. Surface Currents downwelling 2. Deep Currents El Niño B. Currents interact with climate and weather. KEY CONCEPT SUMMARY Waves move through oceans. 3.3 Waves move through oceans. III. Waves move through oceans. longshore current A. Waves form in the open ocean. rip current 1. Wave Action at the Water’s Surface 2. Wave Action near Shore B. Waves cause currents near shore. KEY CONCEPT SUMMARY Waters rise and fall in tides. 3/


Physical Oceanography Chap. 15 The Oceans Sea Water Ocean Movements.

tide high tides are lower and low tides are higher than normal I. Waves B.Tides 4.Cause of tides e.The sun influences tides to a smaller degree This is because of the greater distance between Earth and the sun (compared to Earth and the moon) II. Ocean Currents A.Density currents Move bottom water according to temperature and salinity differences II. Ocean Currents A.Density currents B.Surface currents Driven by surface wind. II. Ocean Currents A.Density currents/


 Copyright 2009 Coastal Ocean Monitoring Center. All right reserved. 0 Deep-Water Oceanographic Buoys: Deployments, Measurements,

reserved. http://www.comc.ncku.edu.tw 6 觀測項目 Permanent Ocean & Coast Observing Systems 海岸氣象站 Coastal weather station 潮位站 Tide station 海上觀測樁 Ocean observation pile 波浪  潮汐  海流  水溫 氣壓  風  氣溫  雨量  溼 度  日照  其他 Measurable items : -Wave, tide, and current -Water temperature -Barometric pressure -Wind and air temperature -Rain, humidity, and sunshine duration -Others 作為近海水文觀測之基礎 To be the basis of ocean monitoring  Copyright 2009 Coastal Ocean Monitoring Center. All right reserved. http://www.comc.ncku/


Earth Science. SOL ES 1  Density  Relationship between mass and volume  D = m/v  Density is always given as g/ml or g/cm 3  Mass can be determined.

Nina can also increase hurricane activity  Ocean currents  Move clockwise in the northern hemisphere  Move counterclockwise in the southern hemispher  The movement of currents is due largely to the Coriolis effect and the global wind patterns  Currents from low latitude areas transfer heat from warmer to cooler areas  Currents from high latitude areas help moderate temperatures of adjacent land  Waves and surface currents are generated by winds  Affects of/


© AMS Ocean Studies Ocean Studies Introduction to Oceanography American Meteorological Society Chapter 7 Ocean Waves and Tides.

tallest one-third of waves observed in a patch of ocean). –Exceptionally high waves have been attributed to an amplifying interaction between waves, called constructive interference. –Rogue waves occur in all ocean basins, in stormy weather or under tranquil conditions, with a probability of >3% in any hour, and with little or no warning. © AMS Ocean Waves and Tides Driving Question: –What are sea waves and tides and what causes them? © AMS Ocean Waves and Tides In this chapter, we/


DAY 1 BRAINTEASER / WOD A 30 year old man married a 25 year old woman. She died at age 50 and her husband was so devastated that he cried for years. Ten.

than one path for electric current to flow. DAY 16 BRAINTEASER / WOD The Lone Ranger rode into town on Friday. He stayed 5 consecutive days and left on Friday! How is this possible? ANSWER: Radiant Energy- Energy carried by an electromagnetic wave. (pp. 377,524/ space, including weather and climate systems, and the study of nonliving things such as rocks, oceans, and planets. (pg. 10) DAY 28 BRAINTEASER / WOD A boat is at anchor. Over the side hangs a rope ladder with rungs a foot apart. The tide rises at a/


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