5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Examples of deep water waves
- Are tsunamis shallow or deep water waves
- Does the moon or sun have more influence on tides?
- full tidal cycle
- a shallow stretch of seawater partly or completely separated from teh ocean by an elongate narrow strip of land such as a reef or barrier island
- b depth is greater or equal to 1/2 wavelength.
No interference with bottom.
Speed proportional (celerity) to length.
- c shallow
- d a tidal cycle is as long a 3 foot ball fields. How long does it take the moon to complete one full cycle? 29.5 days
- e The moon does. Spring tides have large tidal range and are associated with full and new moon phases.
Neap tides have small tidal range and are associated with quarter moon phases.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- area in which resources found up to 200 nautical miles offshore belong exclusively to the geographically bordering country
- simular to jetties but built for diff purpose! sand trapped along updrift side of structure, increased erosion downdrift with loss of buffer
- the act of treating waste or pollutants by the use of microorganisms (as bacteria) that can break down the undesirable substances
- zigzag movement of water along the shore.
speed: 2.5 mph (speed increases as beach slope increases) Causes net movement of sand grains from upcoast to downcoast ends.
- the flow of water seaward during a decrease in the height of the tide (example water moving out of the inlet due to approaching low tide)
5 True/False Questions
coastal zones → wall of water that moves up certain low-lying rivers due to incoming tide.
What US coastline has greatest erosion? → Gulf Coast
seawalls → Built parallel to shore, designed to armor the coast and defend property from breaking waves
fjord → a long narrow inlet of the sea between steep cliffs
tidal bore → wall of water that moves up certain low-lying rivers due to incoming tide.