Week 5:  *** Good review ***

 

 

Reading:

Chapt 4:  finish (page 70 to end)

Chapter 5 :  The Ocean Circulation

 

Powerpoint:

Thermal Circulation ***

AirMotions  Short Movie (2:22)   ***

 

 

Hand out.

CoriolisForceNotes  ***

 

 

Video

Geostrophic Wind   http://www.atmosedu.com/meteor/Animations/GeostrophicWind.mov ***

 

Extreme Weather and Climate Change   https://www.meted.ucar.edu/climate/impacts/exwx/

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3niR_-Kv4SM NASA Thermal Haline Circulation


 

 

URLs

Climate and Extreme Weather  https://www.meted.ucar.edu/climate/impacts/exwx/

 

http://earth.usc.edu/~stott/Catalina/Oceans.html   Ocean Currents and Climate

http://earth.usc.edu/~stott/Catalina/Deepwater.html  Deep Water Circulation

http://www.columbia.edu/cu/record/23/11/13.html  Ocean Conveyor and Climate

 

 

 

 

 

Practice Quiz  ***

 

Extra Credit idea.  Read and summarize the recent short article on using the Florida Current as a clean energy source.

Here is some basic info on the Florida current

 

Write a 2 to 3 page summary of some of the information on the site http://www.whoi.edu/denmarkstrait/home  Wood's Hole Denmark Strait