El Nino

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(oceanography) a warm ocean current that flows along the equator from the date line and south off the coast of Ecuador at Christmas time

the Christ child

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Correlations with the El Nino-Southern Oscillation were stronger for San Antonio than for Amarillo.
Variability of the El Nino-Southern Oscillation through a glacial-interglacial cycle.
1996, The impact of El Nino-Southern Oscillation on the temperature field over Canada: Atmosphere-Ocean, v.
Southern Hemisphere circulation features associated with El Nino-Southern Oscillation events.
The strength of the subtropical high is closely related to the anomalous Pacific tropical convection associated with El Nino-Southern Oscillation (ENSO; Aceituno 1988, Karoly 1989).
On top of the soft management of thunderstorm statistics, long-term climate factors such as the El Nino-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) phenomenon, North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO), and even natural variables in local meteorological conditions.
The El Nino-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) occurrence is a well-known natural element of the global climate system.
The El Nino-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) phenomenon is the major source of interannual variability in the climate system (Hsiung and Newell 1983).
Australia is uniquely vulnerable to climate change, given the proportion of its relatively small land mass to the ocean that surrounds it; sea surface variations such as those seen with the El Nino-Southern Oscillation have a more profound effect here.
Physical mechanisms responsible for the transition from a warm to a cold state of the El Nino-Southern Oscillation, J.
An assessment for the period 1950 to 2000 showed that sea-level rise around Australia was less than the global average, a result of the trend to more frequent, persistent and intense El Nino-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) events since the mid-1970s.
Outbreak of hantavirus infection in the Four Corners region of the United States in the wake of the 1997-1998 El Nino-Southern Oscillation.
The El Nino-Southern Oscillation (ENSO), as the ocean-atmosphere pattern is called, constantly cycles from warm to normal to a cold La Nina and back, although the variation is highly erratic.
One of the most prominent disturbances is the cyclical El Nino-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) oceanographic/meteorological phenomenon.