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El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) Phenomenon

El Niño describes 'the warm phase of a naturally occurring sea surface temperature oscillation in the tropical Pacific Ocean', and southern oscillation refers to 'a seesaw shift in surface air pressure at Darwin, Australia and the South Pacific Island of Tahiti'. This graphic explains the El Niño-Southern Oscillation Phenomenon, showing the differences between a normal year and an El Niño year.

Year: 2005

From collection: Vital Climate Graphics Africa

Cartographer: Cartografare il Presente/Nieves Izquierdo

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