Explaining El Niño and La Niña

Posted by on Dec 17, 2014 in , , | No Comments

This year has seen changes taking place in the equatorial Pacific Ocean that have heralded the onset of an El Niño event, with the potential to cause major climatic impacts around the world. These events are the consequence of slow feedbacks in the ocean-atmosphere system acting alongside the strong air-sea interaction processes in the tropics […]