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
NOAA and El Nino: NOAA's role in studying, predicting and mitigating the El Nino
Southern Oscillation (ENSO) phenomenon.
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
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 (Spanish name for the male child), initially referred to a weak, warm
current appearing annually around Christmas time along the coast of Ecuador
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 ...
Aug 20, 2015 ... El Niño is a Pacific Ocean climate cycle with a global impact on weather patterns.
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 ...
The El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) phenomenon contributes significantly
to seasonal climate fluctuations in many regions of the globe, often with social ...
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.