Topic 12 El Niño. GEOL 2503 Introduction to Oceanography. El Ni o. A disruption of the ocean-atmosphere system in the tropical Pacific Has important consequences for weather around the globe Frequently occurs around Christmas. Normal conditions. Strong trrade winds-.
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Introduction to Oceanography
Strong trrade winds-
La Niña—so much upwelling of cold water in eastern Pacific that it spreads to west, cooling sea surface temperatures
Pressure differences between Tahiti and Darwin, Australia
Non El Niño
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