El Nino

NOAA: Weak El Niño has arrived

Average sea surface temperature due to El Niño 2015 (Image: NOAA)

The ocean-atmospheric phenomenon El Niño has finally arrived to the central Pacific Ocean after a long anticipation, according to NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center. Its arrival will be marked by warmer-than-average sea surface temperatures near the equator.

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Mon, 16/03/2015 - 10:12
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Global warming will increase extreme weather risk

El Niño: strong wave of warm water approaching South America on January 2010.

According to a study released on 26 January 2015 in Nature Climate Change, extreme weather events in the Pacific Ocean will be exacerbated by greenhouse warming and

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IGAC: Studying Flooding and Droughts as baseline in Agroclimatic Risks

Structure model developed for Landsat TM
CAIN, Automatic classification of flood areas using normalized water index

CIAF, the “Research and Investigation Centre Remote Sensing Group and Geographic Applications” of UN-SPIDER's Colombia Regional Support Office IGAC, has developed a model to correct and process satellite imag

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Wed, 30/07/2014 - 09:17

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Apply now: United Nations/Germany Expert Meeting on the Use of Space-based Information for flood and drought risk reduction

This year’s Expert Meeting in Bonn will focus on droughts and floods.

UN-SPIDER is pleased to announce its United Nations/Germany Expert Meeting on the Use of Space-based Information for flood and drought risk reduction scheduled to take place in Bonn, Germany, on 5 and 6 June 2014.

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Tue, 18/03/2014 - 09:00

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Japan's official weather bureau announces El Niño

Japan's Meteorological Agency has announced that its climate models and monitoring data indicate the El Niño phenomenon, which is often linked to heavy rainfall and droughts, has already emerged and it is likely to last until winter. The U.S.

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Fri, 10/08/2012 - 11:31
Fri, 08/10/2012

El Nino phenomenon: Impacts predicted for late 2012

Climate indicators for an El Nino event in the western Pacific have eased slightly in the past fortnight, but meteorologists still expect the weather pattern in late 2012. The pattern typically brings below average rainfall for the Asia Pacific region, threatening the yields of agricultural crops, while America is often hit by wetter than average weather.

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Tue, 17/07/2012 - 10:06
Tue, 07/17/2012
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