El Niño 1997-1999 (animation)

Animation with daily maps of Ssalto/Duacs Sea Level Anomalies from April 1997 to March 1999, (4 frames per second)
Altimeter satellites tracked the development of El Niño, highlighting a maximum anomaly of more than 20 cm in the northern winter. By June 1998, surface height was returning to normal. In July 1998, Topex/Poseidon revealed favourable conditions for La Niña, which developped in 1999.

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msla_19971231.png Image 350.5kb 610x285 2014-01-04 1997-12-31
anim_nino_msla_97_99_plate.avi Video 21.47Mb 2014-01-04 1997-12-31