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Geography 1301 Research & Writing Assignment

El Nino Exercise: An aspect of Physical Geography includes Earth's weather and climate. For weather this includes atmospheric moisture, wind, temperature and barometric pressure. The elements of climate include solar radiation and its spatial distribution, land and water contrasts, prevailing wind and pressure regions, ocean currents, topographic and altitudinal contrasts.

One particular phenomenon encompasses most of these elements. El Nino/Southern Oscillation (ENSO) is a coupled oceanic-atmospheric interaction centered in the tropical Pacific Ocean which influences and distorts global weather and climate on an interannual basis (roughly every 2-7 years; the last one (2015-16) just concluded and it has been 6 years since the previous one in 2009-10.

Your assignment is to write at minimum a 12 page paper (no more than 20) which discusses the mechanics of the phenomenon (relatively non-technical; don't freak out) and its impacts on global weather patterns.  

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