Name Professor Course Date Exploration Exercise 2: Coastal Upwelling Question 1 Compass point Azimuth bearing Quadrant bearing V SSW S22.50W S67.50W W NNW N22.50W N22.50W X SSE S22.50E S22.50E Y NE N450E N450E Z W 2700 due West 2700W Question 2 Upwelling along the West Coast of North America will be caused by: winds blowing Parallel to the coast and blowing south (d). Question 3 Direction in azimuth bearing on a compass for question 2 above; 00 (a). Question 4 Variable shown in the x-axis: Time; the top shows date from 20th of Sept to 25th and the bottom is time in hours. GMT stands for Greenwich Mean Time; time measured from the Greenwich meridian the standard being left by water moving inwards in the sea. Besides winds tended to blow from the NW direction towards the SE causing surface water to be deflected to the right of the wind direction. As the water was moving away voids were being created making underneath the water to come to the surface what is now upwelling. Question 21: Measuring the phytoplankton level before during and after the period during which upwelling is expected to occur would help; during upwelling too much of the phytoplankton are brought closer to the sea water surface. If it is confirmed that phytoplankton amounts increased on the month of September then dropped there are credible grounds to believe that upwelling occurred. [...]
This is an exploration exercise about GEOL G115 Oceanography. Question 2, 10 and 17 need textbook support. If it is ok I can take a picture and send it to the person willing to complete this exercise.