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16. What does El Nino mean? And when was the name originated 17. What is El Nino? 18. Lasts only ________. 19. At regular intervals of __-___ years, these warm countercurrents become unusually strong and replace the normally cold waters offshore of _______________. 20. Today the term El Nino ____________________ is used by scientists to mark unusually strong warm ocean countercurrents and ______________. Effects of El Nino: 21. The effects of El Nino are somewhat variable depending on the ______ & _________ of the warm ___________. 22. _____ than normal winters in the Northern US and Canada. 23. _____ than normal winters in the southern and southeast US. 24. The eastern US, Peru, Chile, and western Europe experience ______________ than normal conditions. 25. ________ conditions are usually observed in Indonesia, Australia, Africa, central
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Unformatted text preview: Americans, and the Philippines. 26. __________ of the number of atlantic hurricanes. La Nina 27. The opposite of _______. 28. Researchers have come to recognize that when surface temperatures in the _______ are ______ than average, a La Nina event is triggered. 29. High-low=____________ 30. Low- high=____________ El Nino & La Nina 31. El Nino contributes to more _________ and fewer ____________. 32. La Nina contributes to more _________ and fewer ____________. 33. What does tornado activity depend on? 34. El Nino: More to the _______. 35. La Nina: More to the _______. 36. When was the worst El Nino on record? 37. When was the worst La Nina on record? 38. 4 things that predict El Nino and La Nina: ____, ____, ____, & ____....
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This note was uploaded on 01/13/2012 for the course GEO 2242 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at University of Florida.

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