Lecture 20: Tides, Marine Systems, Photosynthesis and Productivity 
Lecture 20: Tides, Marine Systems, Photosynthesis and Productivity by UCLA / Edwin Schauble
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Date Added: December 5, 2010

Lecture Description

November 16, 2009

Tides
Earth-Moon-Sun System
Tides are caused by the gravity of the Moon and Sun acting on Earth and its ocean.
Phases of the Moon
The Big Picture 3: Bulges
The Moon and Sun both influence tides
Effect of Sun & Moon Together
Why is the moon’s effect on the tide greater than the sun’s?
Tidal Forces: Sun vs. Moon
Equilibrium Theory of the Tides
Tides in narrow, tapering bays
Bay of Fundy tides
CLASSIFICATION SCHEMES FOR MARINE ORGANISMS
Genetic classification: Three Domains of Life
Bacteria
Archaea
Eukaryota
What does it eat?
Photosynthesis
Photosynthesis Reaction
Respiration

Lecture Notes: Lecture 20: Tides and Marine life

Course Index

Course Description

In this course, Prof. Edwin Schauble gives 27 video lectures on Introduction to Oceanography. This class provides a general introduction to geological, physical, chemical, and biological processes and history of Earth's global oceanic system.

Prerequisites
•High school science background
– Math: algebra & geometry, graphs
– Metric units
– Geography: maps, Earth's major features, longitude & latitude
– Chemistry: elements, atoms, molecules, chemical equations
– Physics: matter, density, waves, velocity, energy, gravity
– Biology: genus, species, evolution, plants & animals

Original Course Name: Earth & Space Science 15: Introduction to Oceanography.

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