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what is the wilson cycle

what happens to the ocean crust as it starts to cool

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what is a convection cell

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why does water have a high speciffic heat

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how does water change density

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what is salinity

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what are the processes that affect seawater salinity

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what are the two types of ocean currents?
what drive the two types

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what is a gyre

what gives these currents direction

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9

what is the gulf stream and why is it important to europe

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what is el nino
what is its effect on southern california weather and ocean temps

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how does density play a part in deep ocean currents?

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what two variables control the oceans density

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13

know the physical changes as waves approach the shore
how to calc wave base

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what is wave refraction

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know crest,trough, wave height, wave length, and wave period

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identify the indiv

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identify define and describe emerging shorline

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identify define submerging shoreline

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what are the causes of submerging shoreline

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20

know the characteristics of the east coast shoreline

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know the characteristic of the west coast shoreline

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