Earth  ID: 570

Precipitation Anomaly in the Pacific: October 1992 to September 1998

Satellite view of changes in worldwide precipitation patterns during El Niño and La Niña. Areas receiving more precipitation shown in green and areas with less precipitation shown in orange.

Visualization Credits

Greg Shirah (NASA/GSFC): Lead Animator
George Huffman (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
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Data Used:
DMSP/SSM/I/Precipitation Anomaly 1992/10/01-1998/09/30
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Dates of Data Used:
1992/10/01-1998/09/30

This item is part of this series:
El Niño and La Niña

Keywords:
DLESE >> Atmospheric science
SVS >> El Nino
SVS >> La Nina
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere >> Precipitation
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