El Nino southern oscillation


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Noun1.El Nino southern oscillation - a more intense El Nino that occurs every few years when the welling up of cold nutrient-rich water does not occur; kills plankton and fish and affects weather patterns
El Nino - (oceanography) a warm ocean current that flows along the equator from the date line and south off the coast of Ecuador at Christmas time
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Last March, the El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO) Alert System Status of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration reported that Nueva Ecija was among the places that would experience drought at the end of April due to below normal rainfall for three consecutive months.
Unpredictable climatic anomalies such as El Nino Southern Oscillation (hereafter El Nino) and presumably La Nina phenomenon, have a strong impact on survivorship and reproduction in many bird populations, and consequently affect the community structure (Grant & Grant, 1983; Stiles, 1992; Jaksic & Laso, 1999).
El Nino is the warm phase of the El Nino Southern Oscillation characterized by reduced rainfall.
Wild populations of Humboldt penguins (Spheniscus humboldti) on the coasts of Chile and Peru have been declining because of food scarcity caused by the El Nino Southern Oscillation and human interference.
It's thought rising temperatures in the Eastern Pacific could soon reach threshold values for an El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO) to become established, which would trigger extreme weather patterns across the world.
It's been said that rising temperatures in the Eastern Pacific could soon reach threshold values for an El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO) to become established, which would trigger extreme weather patterns across the world.
'Most of the forecasts by climate prediction centers predict La Nina will decay and return to ENSO-neutral,' Solis said, referring to El Nino Southern Oscillation.
Then they removed the influences of natural variability caused by the El Nino Southern Oscillation, the Pacific Decadal Oscillation, and the Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation to find the underlying trend.
The El Nino Southern Oscillation cycle (ENSO) was discovered in the 1970s when satellite images of the Earth were first routinely collected.
For example, the study cited research from the tropics between 1950 and 2004 that found the likelihood of new civil conflicts increased from 3 percent to 6 percent during years of the El Nino Southern Oscillation, during which much of the land area in the tropics became warmer and drier.
EL NINO SOUTHERN OSCILLATION AND TORNADO FREQUENCYIN ALABAMA.