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geology-ch14
wind
erode transport
wind
fetch
ordinary ocean waves are created by __________
energy from ocean waves __________ and _____________ sediment
the energy that moves sand along a beach come from _________d…
the distance sind blows over water
wind
ordinary ocean waves are created by __________
erode transport
energy from ocean waves __________ and _____________ sediment
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shoreline erosion - waves
friction
wave height, wave length, period
the fetch and the amount of time durin…
the fetch
winds blowing across the sea push the water surface into wave…
wind-driven waves are described in terms of
the height of a wave is increased by
the length of the water surface over which the wind blows
friction
winds blowing across the sea push the water surface into wave…
wave height, wave length, period
wind-driven waves are described in terms of
OCE chapter 8
internal wave
orbital waves
what generates most ocean waves
ratio of wave height to wavelength at…
movement of water of different densities along a water-water…
waves at the ocean surface involving longitudinal and transve…
movement of air across the air-water interface
steepness:1:7
internal wave
movement of water of different densities along a water-water…
orbital waves
waves at the ocean surface involving longitudinal and transve…
Oceanography Chapter 8
Internal wave
Orbital waves
What generates most ocean waves
Ratio of wave height to wavelength at…
movement of water of different densities along a water-water…
waves at the ocean surface involving longitudinal and transve…
movement of air across the air-water interface
steepness = 1:7
Internal wave
movement of water of different densities along a water-water…
Orbital waves
waves at the ocean surface involving longitudinal and transve…
coasts
wave energy and the resisting landmass
waves
by winds blowing across and open ocean
wave dispersion
coastlines and beaches are a balance between:
what is the most significant driving force in shorline process?
how are waves generated?
occurs where waves separate from one another according to the…
wave energy and the resisting landmass
coastlines and beaches are a balance between:
waves
what is the most significant driving force in shorline process?
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Chapter 10 Waves
Wave
Mechanical Waves
Wave Particles Transfer Energy...
Waves are caused by...
a repeating disturbance that transfers energy through matter…
Move through matter (medium) ex. ocean, sound
...they don't move themselves
...back and forth vibrations
Wave
a repeating disturbance that transfers energy through matter…
Mechanical Waves
Move through matter (medium) ex. ocean, sound
Science Review
wind
be smooth
wind is blowing
wave
The process of waves begins with____.
Without the winds energy, the ocean would be___.
most wave when what is blowing across the water's surface.
the movement of energy through a body of water
wind
The process of waves begins with____.
be smooth
Without the winds energy, the ocean would be___.
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Oceanography 9-12
wavelength/2
True
wavelength
water depth
The circular motion of water molecules extends to a depth tha…
T or F? Deep-water waves move faster than shallow water waves…
The speed of a deep water wave is proportional to what?
The speed of a shallow water wave is proportional to what?
wavelength/2
The circular motion of water molecules extends to a depth tha…
True
T or F? Deep-water waves move faster than shallow water waves…
Geology Final Shorelines
define shoreline
define shore
define coast
what marks the coast's seaward edge
the line that marks the contact between land and sea
the area that extends between the lowest tide level and the h…
area that extends inland from the shore as far as ocean-relat…
coastline
define shoreline
the line that marks the contact between land and sea
define shore
the area that extends between the lowest tide level and the h…
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Science ch 2 lesson 2.2 wave action
Wave 🌊
Wave 🌊 fact
Wave fact
Wave fact
A disturbance that transfers energy from place to place ; the…
Wave development usually begins with wind
The size of the wave depends on the strength of the wind and…
The size of the wave also depends on the distance the wind bl…
Wave 🌊
A disturbance that transfers energy from place to place ; the…
Wave 🌊 fact
Wave development usually begins with wind
Ocean Waves Set 3
Decreases
Trough
Upwelling
Fetch
When liquid water is warmed, its density
The lowest point on a wave is the
Nutrient-rich water moving from the ocean bottom to the surface
The distance that wind blows across an area of the sea to gen…
Decreases
When liquid water is warmed, its density
Trough
The lowest point on a wave is the
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Science - Chapter 14: Characteristics of Waves
Crest
Trough
Wavelength
Wave Frequency
Highest point of a wave
Lowest point of a wave
Horizontal distance between crests or troughs
The number of waves that pass a point in a certain amount of…
Crest
Highest point of a wave
Trough
Lowest point of a wave
shorelines
characteristics
crest
trough
wavelength
70% of earth is covered by water... wind generated waves shape s…
peak of wave
valley of wave
distance from crest to crest
characteristics
70% of earth is covered by water... wind generated waves shape s…
crest
peak of wave
Wave Action
Wave
Wave Development
Wave Formation
Wave Size
The movement of energy through a body of water.
Usually begins with wind.
Most waves form when winds blowing across the water's surface…
Depends of the strength of the wind and on the length of time…
Wave
The movement of energy through a body of water.
Wave Development
Usually begins with wind.
Quiz 11
Two circumpolar currents dominate it,o…
Winds blowing across the ocean surface
1/2 of the wavelength
Fetch, wind duration and wind speed
Which of the following is true of surface water circulation n…
Most ocean waves form as a result of:
A deep-water wave occurs when the water depth is equal to at…
The height of a wave depends upon:
Two circumpolar currents dominate it,o…
Which of the following is true of surface water circulation n…
Winds blowing across the ocean surface
Most ocean waves form as a result of:
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waves and water dynamics
wave characteristics
wave height
wavelength
wave steepness
trough, crest... wave height, wave length, wave steepness, wave…
the distance between trough and a crest
the horizontal distance between crests
wave height/wave length
wave characteristics
trough, crest... wave height, wave length, wave steepness, wave…
wave height
the distance between trough and a crest
wave voacab
wave
Crest
disturbing forces
wavelength
A wave is the transmission of energy through matter
the top part of the wave, highest part of the wave
cause waves to happen.
the horizontal distance between identical points on a wave
wave
A wave is the transmission of energy through matter
Crest
the top part of the wave, highest part of the wave
Shorelines
Waves
Crest
Trough
Wave height
generated by wind, provide most of the energy that shapes and…
top of the wave
bottom of the wave
difference in elevation between a crest and a trough
Waves
generated by wind, provide most of the energy that shapes and…
Crest
top of the wave
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Waves
Crest
Trough
Wavelength
Wave Height
Highest point of a wave
Lowest point of a wave
The distance between 2 adjacent crests and troughs
Vertical distance between a wave crest and trough
Crest
Highest point of a wave
Trough
Lowest point of a wave
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GEOL 105 Tsunami
Wave
Wavelength
Frequency
Period
Regular oscillations that propagate in space and a mechanical…
distance from crest to crest
c/L (cycles/seconds)
amount of time it takes for a wavelength to pass a fixed poin…
Wave
Regular oscillations that propagate in space and a mechanical…
Wavelength
distance from crest to crest
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Geography 2051 Namikas Midterm #2
crest
trough
wave height
the amount of energy a wave has is det…
high point on the wave
low point on the wave (will always lead a set of waves)
the difference in elevation between the crest and the trough
wave height
crest
high point on the wave
trough
low point on the wave (will always lead a set of waves)
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Dying
crest
trough
wave height
the amount of energy a wave has is det…
high point on the wave
low point on the wave (will always lead a set of waves)
the difference in elevation between the crest and the trough
wave height
crest
high point on the wave
trough
low point on the wave (will always lead a set of waves)
Geography 101 Ch. 20
crest
trough
wave length
decreases
top of a wave
bottom of a wave
horizontal distance between the crests or troughs
wave length ___ as it approaches the shoreline
crest
top of a wave
trough
bottom of a wave
waves
The horizontal distance between succes…
The vertical distance between wave cre…
Time required for a wave to move the d…
waves transmit ______, not water mass,…
wave length
wave height
wave period
energy
The horizontal distance between succes…
wave length
The vertical distance between wave cre…
wave height
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Waves
Crest
Trough
wavelength
wave height
highest point of a wave
lowest point of a wave
the distance between 2 adjacent crests and troughs
the vertical distance between a wave crest and trough
Crest
highest point of a wave
Trough
lowest point of a wave
Chapter 19 Shorelines and Waves
What factors determine the shape of a…
Headlands
Bays/estuaries
How do waves form and move in water?
-headlands... -bays/estuaries ... -ever changing boundaries
land along the shoreline that extends (juts) into the sea
recesses along the shoreline where streams empty into the sea
disturbances mostly due to wind rubbing against the water sur…
What factors determine the shape of a…
-headlands... -bays/estuaries ... -ever changing boundaries
Headlands
land along the shoreline that extends (juts) into the sea
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Marine Science waves
wave
Ocean waves
Circular motions as it passes (energy)
After the water passes
transmission of energy through matter
called orbital waves and orbital waves only transmit through…
...
found nearly in the same original position
wave
transmission of energy through matter
Ocean waves
called orbital waves and orbital waves only transmit through…
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Waves and Shorelines final exam
factors that play a role in wave size
Why do waves break at the coastline?
Why is sediment transported parallel t…
How do jetties interfere with longshor…
length of time wind blows... strength of wind... fetch
when the bottom of the wave slows due to friction with the oc…
waves travel parallel to each other
sand moves down a beach but gets deposited when it encounters…
factors that play a role in wave size
length of time wind blows... strength of wind... fetch
Why do waves break at the coastline?
when the bottom of the wave slows due to friction with the oc…
Waves (ch. 8)
What is the disturbing and restoring f…
crest
trough
wavelength (L)
wind and gravity (respectively)
peak of a wave
bottom of a wave
length between two crests
What is the disturbing and restoring f…
wind and gravity (respectively)
crest
peak of a wave
Waves--Science
waves
Strength of the wind... the length of tim…
ripples
larger waves
Are caused by wind
The size of the wave depends on what
gentle breeze produces what
stronger winds produce what
waves
Are caused by wind
Strength of the wind... the length of tim…
The size of the wave depends on what
Chapter 4 Section 1-4
Waves
Wind
Energy
Strength, length, and distance
The movement of energy through a body of water
What process makes waves
What moves through a wave
What does the size of the wave depend on
Waves
The movement of energy through a body of water
Wind
What process makes waves
OCE 1001 Chapter 8
disturbing force
atmospheric waves
steepness = 1:7
wave height
the energy that causes ocean waves to form
movement of different air masses along an air-air interface
ratio of wave height to wavelength at which waves break
diameter of orbital wave at the surface
disturbing force
the energy that causes ocean waves to form
atmospheric waves
movement of different air masses along an air-air interface
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Chapter 8 Oceanography
Depth at which waves break..
Depth of the circular motion of water…
Diameter of orbital wave ..
Wave speed ....
Steepness; 1:7
wavelength /2
Wave Height
Wavelength / period
Depth at which waves break..
Steepness; 1:7
Depth of the circular motion of water…
wavelength /2
Oceanography test 2
A cold air mass moving into an area oc…
The doldrums refer to the same region…
The lowermost portion of the atmospher…
Idealized pressure belts and wind syst…
cold front
inter-tropical convergence zone
troposphere
differences in the heat capacities of the ocean and land
A cold air mass moving into an area oc…
cold front
The doldrums refer to the same region…
inter-tropical convergence zone
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Wave action
What cause waves to form to by transmi…
The size of a wave depends on what 3 t…
The ____ of waves moves toward shore,…
As a wave passes, water particles move…
wind
strength, time and distance
energy, water
circular, forward, down, original position.
What cause waves to form to by transmi…
wind
The size of a wave depends on what 3 t…
strength, time and distance
Tsunami
Celerity
g (celerity)
d (celerity)
shoaling
√gd m/s
9.8m/s (gravity)
depth (m)
as wave approached decreasing water depths, the leading wave…
Celerity
√gd m/s
g (celerity)
9.8m/s (gravity)
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Oceanography Test
Depth at which waves break
Depth of the circular motion of water…
Diameter of orbital wave
Wave speed
Steepness = 1:7
Wavelength/2
Wave height
Wavelength/period
Depth at which waves break
Steepness = 1:7
Depth of the circular motion of water…
Wavelength/2
Science Section 1-4
Wind
Smooth
Wave
3. Distance over which it blows
The process of waves begins/forms with...
Without energy from the wind, the ocean would be
The movement of energy through a body of water
Size of the Wave Depends on 3 Things... 1. Strength of the Wind…
Wind
The process of waves begins/forms with...
Smooth
Without energy from the wind, the ocean would be
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Ocean Science Semester 1 Final
arrangement of astronomical bodies fro…
Latent heat
new lithosphere is produced in associa…
difference between ocean and sea
galaxy, solar system, planet.
quantity of heat gained or lost as a substance undergoes chan…
mid ocean ridges
a sea is smaller than an ocean; is composed of salt water; co…
arrangement of astronomical bodies fro…
galaxy, solar system, planet.
Latent heat
quantity of heat gained or lost as a substance undergoes chan…
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Ocean Science Semester 1 Final
arrangement of astronomical bodies fro…
Latent heat
new lithosphere is produced in associa…
difference between ocean and sea
galaxy, solar system, planet.
quantity of heat gained or lost as a substance undergoes chan…
mid ocean ridges
a sea is smaller than an ocean; is composed of salt water; co…
arrangement of astronomical bodies fro…
galaxy, solar system, planet.
Latent heat
quantity of heat gained or lost as a substance undergoes chan…
44 terms
Waves Unit Test Review
wavelengh
crest
amplitude
frequency
the distance between the crest of one wave and the crest of t…
Highest point of a wave
The distance in a wave from the resting position to the top o…
For a vibrating body or medium, the number of vibrations per…
wavelengh
the distance between the crest of one wave and the crest of t…
crest
Highest point of a wave
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ocean test 5
steepness= 1:7
wavelength/2
wave height
wave speed
depth at which waves break
depth of the circular motion of water molecules
diameter of orbital wave
wavelength/period
steepness= 1:7
depth at which waves break
wavelength/2
depth of the circular motion of water molecules
Chapter 14 Coasts and Beaches
Ocean Waves
Wave Height
Wavelength
Orbit
Created by wind blowing over the surface of the water - wind…
The vertical distance between the wave crest and the wave tro…
The horizontal distance between two crests.
A water particle moves in a circular path or orbit as the wav…
Ocean Waves
Created by wind blowing over the surface of the water - wind…
Wave Height
The vertical distance between the wave crest and the wave tro…
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Exam 2 Review: Lecture 9 - Waves and Water Dynamics
How are surface waves generated?
What the the characteristics of waves?
How does the orbital motion change wit…
What is the wave base?
Wind blowing over the ocean's surface.
Crest: highest part of the wave... Trough: low part of the wave…
Orbital motion energy decreases as you get deeper
Depth of orbital motion is negligible
How are surface waves generated?
Wind blowing over the ocean's surface.
What the the characteristics of waves?
Crest: highest part of the wave... Trough: low part of the wave…
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GEOG 2051 Namikas Final
waves
crest
trough
wave height
1 reactor/km; serious energy output
high point of a wave
low point
difference in elevation between crest and trough
waves
1 reactor/km; serious energy output
crest
high point of a wave
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waves,tides, moon phases, eclipses Thx Sanjana
wave
wavelength
frequency
wave height
the movement of energy through a body of water
the horizontal distance between 2 wave crests
the number of waves that pass a point in a given amount of time
vertical distance from the crest of a wave to the trough
wave
the movement of energy through a body of water
wavelength
the horizontal distance between 2 wave crests
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Geol105
Waves
Wavelength (L)
Frequency (F)
Period
Regular oscillations that propagate in space and a mechanical…
Distance from crest to crest
Cycles/Seconds or Hertz (HZ)
1/f (seconds) or the amount of time it takes for a wavelength…
Waves
Regular oscillations that propagate in space and a mechanical…
Wavelength (L)
Distance from crest to crest
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Summer Geography 2051 Namikas Final
crest
trough
wave height
the amount of energy a wave has is det…
high point on the wave
low point on the wave (will always lead a set of waves)
the difference in elevation between the crest and the trough
wave height
crest
high point on the wave
trough
low point on the wave (will always lead a set of waves)
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Ch 8
Of the following statements about tsun…
Where are internal waves most likely t…
Internal waves are formed by the movem…
Which of the following statements is c…
-At the coast, a tsunami looks like a suddenly occurring high…
along areas of rapidly changing density, such as a pycnocline
false
The longer the wave, the faster the wave travels.
Of the following statements about tsun…
-At the coast, a tsunami looks like a suddenly occurring high…
Where are internal waves most likely t…
along areas of rapidly changing density, such as a pycnocline
Chapter 4 Section 1 "Wave Action"
The process begins with _____.
A ___ is the movement of energy throug…
The size of a wave depends on ___
A gentle breeze creates _____ on the s…
wind
wave
the strength of the wind and the length of time it blows
small ripples
The process begins with _____.
wind
A ___ is the movement of energy throug…
wave
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