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5 Matching questions

  1. Neap
  2. Break
  3. Tidal Bore
  4. Transverse
  5. Ebb Current
  1. a These tides result in little variation in the height of tides.
  2. b The West Wind Drift is an example of this type of boundary current.
  3. c A high, often breaking wave generated by a tide crest that advances rapidly up an estuary or river.
  4. d Water rushing out of an enclosed harbor or bay because of the fall in sea level as a tide trough approaches.
  5. e Waves with a ratio greater than 1:7 will do this.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Surface currents are powered by the sun and ______________
  2. water rushing into an enclosed area because of the rise in sea level as a tide crest approaches
  3. In these boundary currents, the flow is from East to West or West to East. They link eastern and western boundary currents.
  4. These waves tend to be less than 3m high, and have wavelengths between 60 - 150m in the ocean.
  5. A breaking wave whose crest slides down the face of the wave.

5 True/False questions

  1. Amphidromic PointGyres in balance between gravity and the Coriolis Effect.

          

  2. Wave refractionSlowing and bending of progressive waves in shallow water.

          

  3. SwellThese waves move through water shallower than 1/20 their wavelength

          

  4. TransitionalIn these boundary currents, the flow is from East to West or West to East. They link eastern and western boundary currents.

          

  5. Ekman SpiralThese boundary currents are shallow and broad with boundaries that are not well defined.

          

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