The Restless Ocean
After reading, studying, and discussing Chapter 10, you should be able to:
- List the factors that influence surface ocean currents.
- Discuss the importance of surface ocean currents.
- Describe deep-ocean circulation.
- Discuss the factors that influence tides.
- Describe wave characteristics and types.
- Describe wave erosion and the features produced by wave erosion.
- Discuss shoreline erosional problems and solutions.
- Explain the differences between an emergent and submergent coast.