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gulf of mexico A large area of the Atlantic Ocean that is partially enclosed by land. It is located to the South of the United States and East of Mexico and brings warm ocean currents along the Southeast coast of the United States.
atlantic ocean The 2nd largest ocean that separates North and South America on the tropical- describing a climate that is very hot and humid; describing an area of Earth that is near the equator.
pacific ocean The largest ocean that is located between Asia and Australia and North and South America.
jet stream a fast flowing air current that can move weather systems into local areas
el nino global weather pattern that warms up the Pacific Ocean and affects local weather with droughts and floods
la nina global weather pattern that cools down the Pacific Ocean and affects local weather, sometimes with extreme weather like hurricanes
ocean currents large-scale movement of water within the oceans in a certain direction
salinity the total quantity of dissolved salts in water
temperate describes a climate that does not have extremes of hot or cold
Created by: alexander1029