The 1997-8 El Nino atlas of oceanographic conditions along the West Coast of North America (23oN-50oN)
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Published by Naval Postgraduate School, Available from National Technical Information Service in Monterey, Calif, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

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  • OCEANOGRAPHIC DATA

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Hydrographic data collected along the West Coast of North America from January 1997 to January 1999 have been compiled into an electronic atlas of the 1997-98 El Nino event. This report comes with a CD-ROM copy of the atlas for use with a personal computer.

Edition Notes

Other titlesNPS-OC-01-002.
Statementby Carmen G. Castro ... [et al.].
ContributionsBaumgartner, Timothy R., Bograd, Steven, Chavez, Francisco P., Collins, Curtis A., Durazo, Reginaldo, Garcia, Joaquin, Gaziola-Castro, Gilberto, Hayward, Thomas, Huyer, Adriana, Lynn, Ron, Mascarenhas, Affonso S., Robert, Marie R.D., Smith, Robert L., Wheeler, Patricia A., Whitney, Frank A., Naval Postgraduate School (U.S.). Dept. of Oceanography
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 5 p. :
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Open LibraryOL25524705M

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Observations of the El Nino along the West Coast of North America. F. Chavez, C.A. Collins, & select article Introduction to ‘The –8 El Niño Atlas of oceanographic conditions along the west coast of North America (23°N–50°N)’ The El Nino atlas of oceanographic conditions along the West Coast of North America (23oNoN) By Timothy R. Baumgartner, Francisco P. Chavez, Curtis A. Collins, Affonso S. Mascarenhas, Mari Robert, Reiko Michisaki, Steven Bograd, Ruben Castro, Reginaldo Durazo, Joaquin Garcia, Gilberto Gaziola-Castro, Thomas Hayward, Adriana Huyer and Hydrographic data collected along the West Coast of North America between January and January have been compiled into a web-based Atlas of the –8 El Nin˜o event. This paper discusses the organization of the Atlas, describes the data that were incorporated into the Atlas and explains how vertical and horizontal distributions for Introduction to 'The El Niño Atlas of oceanographic conditions along the west coast of North America (23 N° N)'. Progress in Oceanography, 54, (ID: )

2 days ago  El Niño and La Niña are the warm and cool phases of a recurring climate pattern across the tropical Pacific—the El Niño-Southern Oscillation, or “ENSO” for short. The pattern can shift back and forth irregularly every two to seven years, and each phase triggers predictable disruptions of temperature, precipitation, and :// The west coast of North America was unusually stormy during the winter season, and fish catches were dramatically reduced from Chile to Alaska. The El Niño event of was the first El Niño event to be scientifically monitor ed from beginning to :// The – El Niño was notable not only for its maximum magnitude but also for dramatic transitions out of the cool conditions of – and into the strong – La Niña. In contrast, the tropical Pacific was already anomalously warm prior to the ramp‐up of the – El Niño, owing to an aborted El Niño the year Robert L. Smith. Oregon State University | OSU. Introduction to ‘The –8 El Niño Atlas of oceanographic conditions along the west coast of North America (23°N–50°N)’

For example, conditions at the start of were remarkably similar to the /8 ENSO event and so therefore it was expected to be an El Niño year. Yet, as late as August, the initial warning signs were not appearing in the atmosphere to precede warming in the oceans meaning that the likelihood of El Niño occurring was dropping off but not   The extreme coastal El Niño of March caused devastating flooding in coastal Peru but its mechanism remains unclear. Here the authors investigate the Look back through records of these (data are online); our coast has experienced cooling conditions since However, everything began changing in , with the PDO indicating warming waters, a warm "blob" of water off the West Coast of North America, and on top of that, an El The main impact during such a tsunami event would be the ocean-side communities on the open coast. However, Washington State’s main population centers are located along Puget Sound, a long narrow inlet over miles away from open coast and from potential Cascadia ://