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ConcepTest: Global Temperature Change and Water Reservoirs part of Examples
If average global temperatures dropped 5 degrees C, which reservoir (source) of water would most likely experience the greatest percent volume change? a. Oceans b. Glaciers and ice sheets
ConcepTest: Ocean Salinity During an Ice Age part of Examples
One million years ago ice sheets covered much of the Earth's land surface during an ice age. How did this affect the salinity of the oceans? a. Oceans were saltier than today. b. Oceans were less salty than ...
ConcepTest: Glacial Retreat part of Examples
What happens during a glacial retreat? a. The glacier flows back to its origin. b. Less ice is supplied to the terminus of the glacier. c. The glacier ceases to flow.
ConcepTest: Snowline Retreat part of Examples
Which scenario listed below will result in a snowline retreat? a. average summer temperatures increase, average winter precipitation increases b. average winter temperatures decrease, average winter precipitation ...
ConcepTest: Glacial Terminal Moraine Formation part of Examples
A glacial terminal moraine forms when: a. the climate is getting colder. b. the climate is getting warmer. c. the climate is stable.
ConcepTest: Ocean Salinity #3 part of Examples
Predict what would happen to the salinity of the world's oceans if the Indian Ocean was blocked off and all of its water evaporated. a. World's oceans would become more salty b. World's oceans would ...
ConcepTest: World Oceans #2 part of Examples
Examine the map of the world's oceans and use it to answer the following question. Which of the locations would yield the lowest salinity values? a. B b. D c. C d. F
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: Glacial Equilibrium part of Examples
If a glacier is in equilibrium (accumulation = ablation), what occurs at the terminus? a. sediment is deposited b. the glacier erodes the underlying bedrock c. neither erosion nor deposition occurs
ConcepTest: Cake-Rock Analogy part of Examples
Baking a cake could be seen as an analog for the formation of a. igneous rock b. metamorphic rock c. sedimentary rock.