El Nino and LaNina

Thursday, 16 July 2009

El Nino and La Nina is an abnormal climate while the surface of Pacific Ocean (in the west coast of Equador and Peru) is higher than average. This terminology, at first, used to named warm water stream that sometimes flow from North to South between Paita and Pacasmayo port in Peru that occurs every December. But this event happens frequently every three up to seven years and gives effect to world climate.

El Nino is taken from Spain language means "little boy", refers to baby Yesus and used because this stream occurs on Christmast season, while La Nina means "little girl". Because of fluctuation from air pressure and wind pattern in South Pacific paralleled El Nino, this fenomena called El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO).


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