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ConcepTest: Deflected Ocean Currents part of Examples
How would the deflection of ocean currents be altered in the Northern Hemisphere if Earth's rotation changed direction from west to east to east to west? Ocean current directions would _________________ and ...
ConcepTest: Ocean Salinity #2 part of Examples
How would salinity of the oceans vary if the oceans were twice as deep as present and held approximately twice as much water? a. Salinity would be less than present b. Salinity would be greater than present c. ...
ConcepTest: Ocean Salinity #1 part of Examples
How would the salinity of the oceans vary if the continents and oceans each covered 50% of Earth's surface and precipitation and evaporation were similar to present? a. salinity would be lower than today b. ...
ConcepTest: Ice Sheets and Water Depth part of Examples
Ice sheets covered much of the Northern Hemisphere one million years ago during part of the last ice age. How did this affect the depth of water in the oceans? a. Oceans were shallower than today b. Oceans were ...
ConcepTest: Spit Formation part of Examples
A beach is oriented east-west. It is bordered by bays at both its east and west ends. A current flowing parallel to the beach transports sand from west to east. In which bay will a spit form? a) east b) west
ConcepTest: Hot/Cold Water Circulation part of Examples
A fish tank is filled almost to the brim with room temperature water. Two containers of cold and hot water are prepared. Red coloring is added to the hot water, blue coloring is added to the cold water. The cold ...
ConcepTest: Oceans by South America #1 part of Examples
Examine the image of part of the South American continent and neighboring oceans. (Image courtesy the National Geophysical Data Center.) Where is a passive continental margin located? a. A b. B