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Series of questions focusing on key components of each topic

TOPICS
How the class is divided into broader themes
Preamble and Introductory 
Themes
Part I: Geologic/ Geographic Framework, Ocean Constituents/ Structure
Part II:
Ocean/ Atmosphere Interactions, Dynamic Processes in the Ocean
Part III:
Fringes of the Ocean, Life in the Oceans, Environmental Issues

 
G131 IN-CLASS QUESTIONS

Questions for In-Class Discussion

  • Each of these questions will be considered in class.
  • Think about answers to the questions before class and come prepared to discuss them.
  • Some of the questions are intended to be rhetorical, or present challenges outside the immediate scope of the class.


 
Ocean Tides
Date: June 10


1. Q. How would you classify tides?
A.
2. Q. How do tides vary geographically?
A.
3. Q. Why do tides vary geographically?
A.
4. Q. How are tides generated?
A.
5. Q. How and why do tides vary at a given location?
A.
6. Q. What features of the Earth affect tides?
A.



 
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