Gulf Coast Of Texas
Wendy & Briseyda 1st period
- Tornado-The tornado most form from thunderstorms ;They need warm moist air from the Gulf Coast Of Mexico and cold dry air from Canada.When these two air masses meet they create instability in the atmosphere
- Hurricanes-They form near the equator over warm ocean waters.Actually, the term hurricane is used only for the large storms that form over the Atlantic Ocean or Eastern Pacific Ocean. The generic scientific term for these storms,wherever they occur is a tropical cyclone.
Weathering, Erosion, Deposition
Windblown sand or dunes characterized this regions soil.
Was dissected by the stream and rivers flowing in the Gulf Of Mexico.
Gulf Coast Prairie and marshes have soil like aid sands, sandy loams, clay. ( Sandy loams and clay occur in river bottoms.)
Watersheds & Aquifers
Watersheds In Region:
Armand Bayou,Arroyo Colorado,Clear Creek
Aquifer-is a natural,underground area where a large quantities of ground water fill the spaces between and sediment and accumulates.