The Fickle El Niño of 2014 – NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

The Fickle El Niño of 2014

The image shows Kelvin waves of high sea level (red/yellow) crossing the Pacific Ocean at the equator. The image shows Kelvin waves of high sea level (red/yellow) crossing the Pacific Ocean at the equator. The waves can be related to El Niño events. Green indicates normal sea level, and blue/purple areas are lower than normal. Data are from the NASA/European Jason-2 satellite, collected Sept. 13-22, 2014. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

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