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Gather Data.4

  • Follow the detailed directions in your activity sheet.
  • Answer the following questions about Santa Cruz, California.
  • Keep in mind the effects of an El Nino on the eastern Pacific.
  1. Record the latitude and longitude of Santa Cruz in the chart in your activity book.
  2. What are the rainfall amounts for Santa Cruz in the El Nino years?
  3. What was the most severe El Nino year in Santa Cruz?
  4. What was the rainfall total for the most severe El Nino year in Santa Cruz?
  5. What was the least severe El Nino year in Santa Cruz?
  6. What two back to back years show the greatest increase in rainfall from year to year?
  • Follow the detailed directions in your activity sheet.
  • Answer the following questions about Los Angles International Airport, California.
  • Keep in mind the effects of an El Nino on the eastern Pacific.
  1. Record the latitude and longitude of Los Angeles International Airport in the chart below.
  2. What are the rainfall amounts for Los Angeles in the El Nino years
  3. What was the most severe El Nino year in Los Angeles?
  4. What was the rainfall total for the most severe El Nino year in Los Angeles?
  5. What was the least severe El Nino year in Los Angeles
  6. What two back to back years show the greatest increase in rainfall from year to year?

 

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