El Nino

Map: The world, El Nino and sea surface temperature

Caption: The colors in this picture show the relative temperature of the sea surface. Red regions represent warmer temperatures and blue regions cooler. Notice how the bands of color in the animations move with the changing seasons.

Source: NCAR Computing Division, National Center for Atmospheric Research

Website: http://www.scd.ucar.edu/vets/vg/ELNINO/elnino.html

NSF Funded: no

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