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Weather 2

Evaporation Is a type of vaporization of a liquid that occurs from the surface of a liquid
Condensation Is the change of water from its gases form (water vapor) into liquid water
Precipation Is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground.
Water Cycle The cycle of processes by which water circulates between the earth's oceans, atmosphere, and land, involving precipitation as rain and snow.
Temperture The degree or intensity of heat present in a substance or object.
Run-off The draining away of water (or substances carried in it) and it adds to the flow of streams.
Groundwater The water held underground in the soil or in pores.
High Pressure A condition of the atmosphere in which the pressure is above average.
Low Pressure a of the atmosphere in which the pressure is below average.
Water Vapor The water in a vaporous form especially when below boiling temperature.
Current A large stream of moving water that flows through the ocean
Gulf stream An intense, warm ocean current in the western North Atlantic Ocean.
Coriolis Effect Is the apparent deflection of moving objects when the motion is described relative to a rotating reference frame.
upwelling Is an oceanographic phenomenon that involves wind-driven motion of dense, cooler, and usually nutrient-rich
Salinity Is the saltiness or dissolved salt content of a body of water
EL Nino An abnormal climate that occurs every 2-7 years in the pacific oceans.
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