GEOG 2152: Geography of Hazards
Reading #2 Review Questions
1. Explain the science behind how El Niño and La Niña are able to influence weather patterns
2. What trend has been noticed over the last several decades in terms of atmospheric moisture
content? Why does this trend exist?
3. Because of shifting climatic circulation patterns, which areas around the world are becoming
increasingly prone to intense droughts?
4. With respect to the polar jet stream, how does a warming global climate lead to mor