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El Niño - Wikipedia


El Niño /ɛl ˈniːnjoʊ is the warm phase of the El Niño Southern Oscillation ( commonly called ENSO) and is associated with a band of warm ocean water that  ...

El Niño & La Niña (El Niño-Southern Oscillation) | NOAA Climate.gov


NOAA and El Nino: NOAA's role in studying, predicting and mitigating the El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO) phenomenon.

What are El Niño and La Niña?


El Niño and La Niña are opposite phases of what is known as the El Niño- Southern Oscillation (ENSO) cycle. The ENSO cycle is a scientific term that describes ...

Climate Glossary - El Niño - Bureau of Meteorology


El Niño is the negative phase of the El Niño-Southern Oscillation. ... Over much of Australia, but particularly eastern Australia, El Niño events are associated with ...

El Niño: a warm current of water


El Niño (Spanish name for the male child), initially referred to a weak, warm current appearing annually around Christmas time along the coast of Ecuador and ...

Reports to the Nation: El Nino and Climate Prediction


The term El Niño (Spanish for "the Christ Child") was originally used by fishermen along the coasts of Ecuador and Peru to refer to a warm ocean current that ...

What Is El Niño? - Live Science


Aug 20, 2015 ... El Niño is a Pacific Ocean climate cycle with a global impact on weather patterns.

El Niño Heat Peaks, But Impacts Still to Come | Climate Central


Jan 11, 2016 ... It looks like this El Niño — which will rank among the strongest on record — has passed its peak in terms of tropical ocean temperatures, but it's ...

International Research Institute for Climate and Society | ENSO ...


The El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) phenomenon contributes significantly to seasonal climate fluctuations in many regions of the globe, often with social ...

World of Change: El Niño, La Niña, and Rainfall : Feature Articles


For many people, El Niño and La Niña mean floods or drought, but the events are actually a warming or cooling of the eastern Pacific Ocean that impacts rainfall.

CPO forecasts divergent on El Nino impact
Borneo Post Online · October 17 3:00 PM
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niño - Wiktionary


The noun niño is like several other Spanish nouns with a human referent. The masculine forms are used when the referent is known to be male, a group of ...

What is El Niño? | El Nino Theme Page - A comprehensive Resource


El Niño is characterized by unusually warm ocean temperatures in the Equatorial Pacific, as opposed to La Niña, which is characterized by unusually cold ocean ...

What is El Niño? - Met Office


Jul 4, 2016 ... El Niño describes the biggest fluctuation in the Earth's climate system and can have consequences across the globe. The fluctuation sees ...