Dynamic Planet B/C

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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Postby Chris_L » Thu Mar 12, 2015 4:27 am

Close, a place can't have spring tides, but instead South Africa has semidiurnal tides.
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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Postby boomvroomshroom » Thu Mar 12, 2015 4:16 pm

Chris_L wrote:Close, a place can't have spring tides, but instead South Africa has semidiurnal tides.


Oh okay :) thanks for the info! *totally guessed on that last one :D

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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Postby winstonzhang » Sat Apr 18, 2015 3:22 pm

Reviving this thread:

What is the difference between catadromous and anadromous sea organisms?

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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Postby Chris_L » Wed Apr 22, 2015 3:30 pm

Catadromous species live in freshwater for the most part and spawn in salt water, while anadromous species live for the most part in salt water and spawn in fresh water.
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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Postby winstonzhang » Sat Apr 25, 2015 2:39 am

Correct! Your turn to post a question.

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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Postby Chris_L » Sat Apr 25, 2015 3:37 am

How is a hotspot formed? What do they leave behind as the crust above them moves? (Assume these hotspots are located in the ocean.)
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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Postby liberalartslover » Sat Apr 25, 2015 8:27 am

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Hotspots form from the outer core where mantle plumes rise and extrude at the surface, creating a shield volcano in the ocean. As the plates move, the hotspot is in the same location so a chain of volcanic islands, aka an archipelago, is left behind. EXAMPLE: Emperor Seamount Chain (Hawaii)

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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Postby Chris_L » Sun Apr 26, 2015 4:51 am

Good job :) Your turn
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Re: Dynamic Planet B/C

Postby liberalartslover » Tue Apr 28, 2015 4:10 pm

How is it possible to find calcareous ooze beneath the CCD?


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