Oceans 2

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  • Created by: MariaC5
  • Created on: 04-04-18 17:20

1. As wind velocity increases, wave length, period and height all increase, but only if what two things are sufficient?

  • Fetch and wind velocity
  • Wind duration and fetch
  • Fetch and temperature
  • Wind duration and wind velocity
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2. Fetch is the

  • area of contact between wind and water
  • wind velocity needed to create waves
  • the time it takes two peaks two pass a certain pint
  • horizontal distance between crests of adjacent waves

3. Waves are usually driven by?

  • Currents
  • Wind
  • Moon

4. A fully developed sea means the wind-generated waves are as large as they can be under

  • current wind duration and fetch conditions
  • current wind velocity and fetch conditions
  • current wind velocity and wind duration conditions

5. A wave is the movement of

  • The subsurface of the water
  • The waters surface
  • The water


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