Discuss two reasons why summer temperatures in coastal locations in Southern California are cooler than coastal locations at the same latitude in Georgia.

TOTAL 1800 WORDS
EARTH SCIENCE CLASS UNIT V
Question 8
Discuss two reasons why summer temperatures in coastal locations in Southern California are cooler than coastal locations at the same latitude in Georgia. 200 WORDS
Question 9
Examine the chart below. At what latitudes do we find the maximum salinity? Briefly explain what contributes to high salinities here versus polar and equatorial regions. 200 WORDS

Question 10
When you are at the beach, you notice that the waves seem to “break” at the same point as they come towards shore. Explain what is happening beneath the surface to cause the waves to break at this point. 200 WORDS
Question 11
A variety of techniques and efforts are used to stabilize shorelines throughout the world. Discuss these techniques. Are they temporary or permanent? Also, discuss at least two ways in which the development/urbanization of coastal areas contributes to shoreline erosion? (Hint: think about rivers and what they contribute to our beaches. Also, what increases with the creation of roads and rooftops?)

Your response should be at least 200 words in length.
EARTH SCIENCE CLASS UNIT VI
Question 8
Examine the figures below. Contrast the role the greenhouse effect plays in the atmospheres of (a) the Moon, (b) Earth, and (c) Venus. 200 WORDS

Question 9
Examine the graph below. In your own words, describe why we see a seasonal difference in CO2 concentration in the atmosphere. 200 WORDS

Question 10
Compare and contrast weather and climate and explain how the atmosphere affects both. 200 WORDS
Question 11
In the picture below, explain why the balloons are rising in terms of atmospheric stability. What effect does water vapor have on atmospheric stability? 200 WORDS

Question 12
Many people confuse the large void in the ozone layer with global warming. Can you distinguish between the two phenomena? Discuss the causes of each. Explain how each process may harm living things. (Refer to the additional reading for this Unit).

Your response should be at least 200 words in length.

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