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Abstract: El Nino events that occurred in 1982 and 1997 are shown by viewing global sea
surface temperatures, global sea surface temperature anomalies, and tropical
cloud cover. The images and animations shown here are visualizations of the El
Nino phenomenon that occurred in 1982 and 1997, two of the strongest El Nino
events on record.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: P. Arkin (scientist), J. Janowiak (scientist), R. W. Reynolds (scientist), D. Middleton (animator)
Online Resource:
Use Constraints Copyright 2002, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR)
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Data Center
Community Data Portal, Visualization and Enabling Technologies Section, Computational and Information Systems Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research Supplemental Info
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Email: cdp at
Contact Address:
National Center for Atmospheric Research
P.O. Box 3000
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80307-3000
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27

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