COSEE Ocean Systems: News
2015 State of the Climate: El Niño came, saw, and conquered
Description: A record-smashing hurricane season in the central North Pacific. Water rationing in Puerto Rico. The biggest one-year jump in atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations on record. Severe drought in Ethiopia. The hottest global surface temperature-by one of the largest margins-on record. While these events were scattered across the globe, they all had one thing in common: they were all connected to one of the three strongest El Ninõs in the historical record. [Source: NOAA]
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Source: NOAA
Publish Date: 8/2/2016
Reading Level: Basic
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