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A - Predictions

  1. Predict what would happen to the coastal areas of the Atlantic Ocean if  El Niños developed off the coast of Africa.
  2. Predict the effect of a severe El Niño on the salinity (saltiness) of the northern Gulf of Mexico and write the reason for the effect on salinity.
  3. Predict what would happen to the US Southwest if an El Niño increased the sea surface temperature by 3 degrees and the increase in temperature extended across the whole Pacific Ocean. 
  4. Using the dates of previous El Niños, predict when the next El Niño will occur.

 

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