Former El Niño events: records from western South America

  title={Former El Ni{\~n}o events: records from western South America},
  author={Luc Ortlieb and J. Machar{\'e}},
  journal={Global and Planetary Change},
Abstract The quasi-periodic alterations of the climate in South America and of the oceanographical conditions in the eastern Pacific Ocean, referred to as the “El Nino” phenomenon, are part of a global anomaly in the ocean-atmosphere interactive system (the El Nino-Southern Oscillation, ENSO). As this phenomenon is responsible for the major interannual climatic variability and has a great potential to document links between the atmospheric and oceanic circulations, it is important to understand… Expand

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