The Definition of El Niño

@inproceedings{Trenberth1997TheDO,
  title={The Definition of El Ni{\~n}o},
  author={Kevin E. Trenberth},
  year={1997}
}
Abstract A review is given of the meaning of the term "El Nino" and how it has changed in time, so there is no universal single definition. This needs to be recognized for scientific uses, and precision can only be achieved if the particular definition is identified in each use to reduce the possibility of misunderstanding. For quantitative purposes, possible definitions are explored that match the El Ninos identified historically after 1950, and it is suggested that an El Nino can be said to… CONTINUE READING

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