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ConcepTest: Longshore Current

ConcepTest questions by David McConnell , David Steer , Walter Borowski, Jeffrey Dick, Annabelle Foos, Jeffrey Knott, Alvin Konigsberg, Michelle Malone, Heidi McGrew, Kathie Owens, and Stephen Van Horn

Question:

Three hotels are located near each other along a popular beach. Hotel 2 decides to build a groin (out into the long shore current). Which of the other hotels is most likely to sue to stop the construction?

a. Hotel 1
b. Hotel 3

Longshore Current

Student Responses:

No data yet. The correct response is b.

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References and Notes:


Subject

Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical

Resource Type

Activities:Classroom Activity:Short Activity:ConcepTests

Grade Level

College Lower (13-14):Introductory Level

Ready for Use

Ready to Use

Earth System Topics

Oceans:Currents, Tides and Circulation, Human Dimensions:Environmental Quality

Ocean Environments

Coastal and Estuarine

Topics

Ocean:Physical Oceanography, Human Dimensions/Resources