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Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC)ENV105Chapter 15 – CLIMATE CHANGETRUE/FALSE1.The oceans play a major role in moderating earth’s climate.A. TrueB. False
2.Greenhouse effect is a natural an atmospheric heating process necessary for life on earth.
3.Greenhouse gases is a general term for trace gases in the atmosphere that are especiallyeffective in absorbing and trapping long-wavelength energy from the earth’s surface whichresults in the warming of the earth’s atmosphere/climate.
4.The El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) is a naturally occurring phenomenon that involvesfluctuating ocean temperatures in the equatorial Pacific.
5.ENSO has two general patterns or states that fluctuate between warmer than normal centraland eastern equatorial Pacific sea surface temperatures (SSTs) known as El Niño and coolerthan normal central and eastern equatorial Pacific SSTs known as La NiñaA. TrueB. False

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