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Thus, the fisheries at that Eastside reduce during the El Nino. The changes are due to the reduction of surface chlorophyll, carbon and oxygen content. The changes lead to a disruption of the main food chain on the Eastern side. Eventually, the changes in the wind and heat distribution across the Pacific lead to an alteration in the rainfall levels experienced during the El Nino. The warm ocean surface also warms the atmosphere above it leading to the uprising of moist air currents which foam rain clouds. Therefore, during the El Nino events, the rainfall patterns change with the Eastern and Central sides of the Pacific receiving more rainfall as compared to the Western front. The El Nino Southern Oscillation is a consequent of several variation s from the normal climatic conditions which culminate in increased levels of rainfall on the Eastern and Central side of the Pacific and drought at the Western front. The Easterly winds weaken leading to a change of direction of the wind from the West towards the East. The warm air currents moving towards the Eastern side lead to a rise in the changes of the water columns at the East side. There is also a rise in the temperatures both at the surface and underwater. The changes eventually lead to increased cloudiness and precipitation oat the Eastern side of the Pacific which is referred to as El Nino rains. Also, due to the changes in the water column the
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Surname 5 thermocline level deepens reducing the chlorophyll levels in the water which leads to a disruption of the normal food chain and a reduction of fisheries at the Eastern side of the Pacific.
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Surname 6 Works cited Carlowicz, Mike, and Schollaert, Stephanie. "El Niño: Pacific Wind and Current Changes Bring Warm, Wild Weather." Earthobservatory.nasa.gov. N.p., 2017. Web. 14 Mar. 2019.
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