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El Niño Sea Surface Temperature and Height Anomalies 3D Side View: January 1997 through July 1998

Sea surface temperature anomalies are in color with red being warmer than normal and blue being colder then normal. Sea surface height anomalies are shown as exaggerated heights.

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Greg Shirah (NASA/GSFC): Lead Animator
Antonio Busalacchi (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio

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Data Used:
NOAA-14/AVHRR/NCEP Sea Surface Temperature Anomaly
TOPEX/Poseidon/Sea Surface Height Anomaly
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El Niño and La Niña

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