Monitoring and Predicting El Niño Invasions

@article{Quinn1974MonitoringAP,
  title={Monitoring and Predicting El Ni{\~n}o Invasions},
  author={William H. Quinn},
  journal={Journal of Applied Meteorology},
  year={1974},
  volume={13},
  pages={825-830}
}
  • W. H. Quinn
  • Published 1 October 1974
  • Environmental Science
  • Journal of Applied Meteorology
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