Gulf Coast vs. Oahu
By Megan Rawe
Some major towns include Beaumont, Corpus Christi, Galveston,and Houston,
Average temperature- 60 to 70 degrees
Average regional rainfall- 40-60 inches per year
Some other factors are the Gulf of Mexico, streams and rivers that flow into the gulf, and the soil type is acidic sands, sandy loams, and clay soils.
Producer- Cherry Laurel
Primary Consumer- Muskrat
Secondary Consumer- Roseate Spoonbill
Tertiary Consumer- Alligator
Humans have built precautions such as a 16 foot sea wall
Millions of new residents to the gulf region has increased the demand for fresh water and created lots of sewage and waste which have been dumped into gulf waters or indirectly dumped by rivers draining into the gulf.
Oil drilling has brought oil spills that have ruined some beaches and destroyed some marine life.
A Major city is Honolulu
It is surrounded by water (Pacific Ocean)
It is known for having the longest rain shower in history(200 days)
The rainfall averages from 15 to 55 inches of rain per year
The average temperature is 70 to 85 degrees and 68 to 78 degrees in the winter
Producer- Papaya Tree
Primary Consumer- Polynesian Rat
Secondary Consumer- Red-vented Bulbul
Tertiary Consumer- Feral Dog
Positive- There are may endangered species programs that people have created to help different organisms.