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Satellites Monitor La Niña in the Pacific

NOAA's POES satellites measure the temperature of the ocean surface - one of the primary indicators of the El Niño-Southern Oscillation (the climate cycle that changes between El Niño and La Niña every few years). This time-series shows the evolution of the most recent La Niña, which is currently weakening in intensity.

 
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Keywords:ENSO, POES, La Niña, 2012.02.09
 

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