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el nino
Updated: 2/21/2020
el nino
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  • is a large body of warm water in the Pacific Ocean that is half the size of the united States that is built up over months in the pacific ocean.
  • the cycle will begin when the warm water in the western Pacific Ocean moves east to the equator toward the coast of South America and affects the world.
  • the weather system was originally recognized by the fishermen In the South America due to the unusual water in the beginning of the year.
  • the warm water pools are near Indonesia and the Philippines and move east.
  • the waters in El Nino are less salty than the rest of the water due to the less dense water from the warm water caused by El Nino.
  • El Nino also contains more energy in its water than fossil fuels burned in the U.S. since the beginning of the century.
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  • it would take more than a million large power plants running at full speed all year to heat up the ocean in to what El Nino does.
  • other scientist say the wind is an effect of it and that the air in the western pacific creates a vacuum like the under the sea and creates the warm water from the beneath and rise to the top
  • some scientists say that the strong winds from the west near the equator causes the water to warm up.
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