CNES/CLS

El Niño 1997-1998 (animation on a globe)

Animation with weekly maps of Ssalto/Duacs Sea Level Anomalies from January 1997 to December 1998, (2 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 and ERS-2 revealed favourable conditions for La Niña, which developped in 1999.

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