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what does temporal mean?
within a certain timescale (long/short)
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two short term climate change?
1= El Nino 2= Volcanic Eruptions
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describe El Nino
trade wind blows east to west pacific, due to difference in air pressure it causes changes in temp and rainfall. trade winds blow surface water away from SA towards Indonesia. approx every 7 year
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where does the warm water accumulate
near cost in Indonesia, America= dry and cool Indonesia= wet
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what is the year of El Nino Case Study
1997/98
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what happened in 1997/98
peru, ecuador, western side america = wetter than normal and much warmer, leading to extreme flooding in areas. Indonesia, Bangladesh, India= warm and dry, fires and drought due to lack of rain. China= warm then usual suffered from floods.
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difference between glacial and interglacial periods
glacial= cold interglacial= warm
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The little Ice Age Facts
between 1400 and 1860, global temp dropped by 1-2'C, famine in N+E Europe due to shorter growing season.
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