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Elnino ppt

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Elnino ppt

  1. 1. What’s a phenomena? An event that impresses one as out of the ordinary; sometimes unexplainable Elementary my dear Watson? Sherlock Holmes
  2. 2. Strange phenomenonoccur during an El Nino and La Nina like...
  3. 3. Brush fires caused by drought
  4. 4. Increased Tropical Storms
  5. 5. Hurricane Floyd was HUGE!
  6. 6. Causing devastating floods in NC, 1999
  7. 7. Peruvian anchovypopulations declined
  8. 8. Regions of the US Pacific coast were severely changed due to heavy rains and flooding Before After
  9. 9. What causes an El Nino?
  10. 10. What causes an El Nino?
  11. 11. Sea surface anomaliesassociated with El Nino
  12. 12. SST differences between El Nino and La Nina
  13. 13. QUIZ! Which is which… Normal, El Nino, La Nina?ABC
  14. 14. Were you’re predictions correct?
  15. 15. How can we predict an El Nino or La Nina event?
  16. 16. Need measurementsto make predictions
  17. 17. NOAA drifting buoys Measures... temperature currents winds
  18. 18. Satellites
  19. 19. TOPEX/Poseidon (T/P)
  20. 20. TOPEX/Poseidon (T/P) helpspredict El Nino and La Nina

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