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8: Waves & Tides

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    426
    • 8.1: Waves
    • 8.2: Tides
      Tides have been studied and tracked for thousands of years since they are important to the livelihood of both merchants and fishermen. The force driving tides is a combination of the coriolis effect from the Earth’s rotation and the gravity fields of the sun and the moon.
    • 8.3: Shallow Water Processes