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Trade winds also becoming during el nino note

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Unformatted text preview: _ but with major effects on ________________ •  An ________________ phenomenon locked to the __________________. •  It is an ________________ phenomenon. Normal conditions in the eastern Pacific _____ pressure over Papeete, Tahiti, and____pressure over Darwin, Australia generates the ______ ______________(“Walker Circulation”). The _____ pool of water in ________Pacific fuels convection and rainfall in this region. Note the _______ thermocline in the ______. El Niño conditions in the eastern Pacific A _______ of air pressure _________, which is accompanied by an ________ shift in _______ water, extending across the entire ________ Pacific. Trade winds also ________, becoming ______ during El Nino. Note that the thermocline in the ______ Pacific has become much ______. La Niña conditions i...
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