Hydromorphology/Quiz

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1

Complete the text:

The swirls of tan, green, blue, and white are most likely

in the water. Some of the color may come from

.

2

Which of the following is not a prominent contributor associated with the bluish color of water on Earth?

the blue sky
chlorophyll
dissolved organic matter
cyanobacteria
decomposition processes from dead organic matter such as plants
highly organic soils

3

Galileo Deployment (high res).jpg
What is the blue-radiation source [hint: planet] in the image at right?

4

True or False, The pale green patterns tinting the water along the Namibian coast in late February 2012 indicated high concentrations of sulfur.

TRUE
FALSE

5

What are pale green when viewed through the water of the Persian Gulf fringing the shoreline and islands of the UAE in a Landsat image?

6

Which of the following strongly influence phytoplankton blooms in the northern Arabian Sea?

seasonal wind shifts
the monsoon
southwesterly winds
large-scale ocean circulation
northeast winds in winter
landlocked to the north

7

What underwater events are the milky green swirls in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of El Hierro due to?

8

Which of the following phenomena are associated with earthshine?

reflected earthlight
the Moon's night side
the tachocline
a test of vegetation
the Pacific Ocean
ashen light

9

Yes or No, Water as with any fluid under the influence of forces like gravity takes on the shape of its container.

Yes
No

10

True or False, The presence of a liquid may be detected by using S-waves.

TRUE
FALSE

11

Which of the following are radiation astronomy phenomena associated with the apparent liquid-object Earth?

rain
snow
hail
neutron emission
polar coronal holes
meteor emission
rotation

12

True or False, A hydrometeor is a precipitation product.

TRUE
FALSE

13

A collimated stream, spurt or flow of liquid or gas or plasma in a narrow cone of particles?

14

Which of the following is a phenomenon associated with the Pacific Ocean?

borders the Arabian peninsula
occupies nearly a complete hemisphere of the Earth
separates Brazil from the Congo
few or no canyons and scarps on its bottom
surrounds Greenland
drains the Mediterranean

15

A terrestrial planet is composed primarily of?

16

Which of the following is not a phenomenon associated with the Indian Ocean?

Borneo
coastline of Western Australia
India
Madagascar
Somalia
Persian Gulf


Hypotheses[edit]

  1. There is more water on the surface of the Earth now than there was 106 b2k.

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