Earth  ID: 20046

La Niña Retreat

Winds Of Death - It is the strong east to west winds that sustain La Niña. The winds cause cool waters to rise to the surface from the ocean depths. When the winds diminish, the supply of cool water is cut off and the ocean begins to warm.

Animation Credits

Susan Twardy (HTSI): Lead Animator
David Adamec (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
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Goddard TV Tape:
G2000-046

Keywords:
SVS >> Gonnelli
SVS >> La Nina
GCMD >> Earth Science
NASA Science >> Earth

GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation: Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version 8.0.0.0.0