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occurs every 3-10 years when surface-water temperatures along the west coast of South America rise which changes global weather patterns
The gradual increase in average global temperatures due to higher concentrations of gases such as carbon dioxide
used to measure concentrations of gases and ice in meltwater and can give clues about atmospheric conditions from hundreds of thousands of years
a combination of factors dealing with Earth's orbital changes and how they can change the global climate
when an air mass encounters a mountain range and it rises, cools, and loses its moisture as precipitation creating a warm dry climate on the other side of the mountain
exist between 20 - 30 degrees latitude in both hemispheres and the air sinks, warms, and dries
A horizontal movement of ocean water that is caused by wind that occurs at or near the ocean's surface.
The apparent curving of the path of a moving object from an otherwise straight path due to Earth's rotation.
The swift, deep, and warm Atlantic current that flows along the eastern coast of the United States toward the North.
A slow moving stream-like movement of cold and dense ocean water far below the surface.
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