Climatology and Climate Changes
Would the climate change if there was more than water?
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Does the climate change after a tsunami?
There is little reason for a tsunami to change the climate. Climates are affected by changes in the distribution of warm and cold air. Tsunami don't do this. Tsunami are caused by undersea earthquakes and these generate an insignificant amount of heat, made even more insignificant by the huge heat capacity of the ocean. For a tsunami to affect climate it would have to be caused by a major volcanic eruption. In such a case, the volcanic activity would get the blame, not the water. The only way a tsunami might be more closely related to a climate change would be this: Suppose a tsunami were caused by a huge shifting of the ocean bed and that this caused a major change in an ocean current. That would result in a change in the earth's heat distribution and thus its climate. But still, it's the earthquake getting the blame for both - the tsunami and the climate change.
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How can loss of genetic diversity lead to extinction?
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Why is it that climate change can heat up ice caps and allow the sea level to rise but climate change can also make it rain a lot?
What Climate Change dose exactly is shift the weather patterns across the world. It redistributes water and rain cycles as well as periods of dryness. Also in terms of present climate change, the Earth is becoming warmer. This allows for more condensation in the air from increased evaporation which then create more storms (because more clouds are formed). The issue with this is that these clouds, by the time they reach land, are so full of water that they release it all before they actually make it inland; This is partially how a drought works. With parts of the world that get more rain, as I wrote before more water is absorbed into the clouds. This water in the clouds becomes severe storms somewhere else on the planet. Now keep in mind that there are also very advanced currents both in the air and in the sea which are the heart of our climate. If these currents change then so will both our climate and weather, this is why a fast paced heating our planet is so dangerous. When the planet is heating at the rate it is now, this can suddenly change the climate against us.
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How can climate change affect fish?
Climate change has a number of affects on fish. Fish adapt to living in a certain temperature range, so if water temperature changes, they have to migrate to another part of the ocean. Warmer water dissolves less oxygen. We also have increasing amounts of carbon dioxide dissolving in the ocean, not because of the change in climate, but because of the change in carbon dioxide concentration in the atmosphere which is believed to be the driving force behind climate change. More carbon dioxide in the water acidifies the water (carbon dioxide becomes carbonic acid) and this affects the solubility of calcium carbonate, which many organisms use for shells, skeletons etc.