El Niño : unlocking the secrets of the master weather-maker /

"Mark Twain said that everyone talks about the weather, but no one does anything about it. In "El Nino", award-winning Time "RM" magazine science writer J. Madeleine Nash tells the story of scientists past and present, around the world, who did something about the incredible...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Nash, J. Madeleine
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Warner Books, c2002.
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Table of Contents:
  • Rio Nido
  • Imprint of a mighty fin
  • A common thread
  • The Christmas current
  • The southern oscillation
  • The spur to synthesis
  • Quelccaya
  • Enter El Niño
  • From the jaws of defeat
  • Surprise
  • Wyrki's waves
  • Foreshadowings
  • The onset
  • Teleconnections
  • The warning
  • Stormy weather
  • Of houses swallowed by mud
  • Anatomy of a slide
  • Out Africa
  • Of mice and men
  • Déjà Vu?
  • Wanariset samboja
  • A tragedy foretold
  • The carbon connection
  • The Faraway Island
  • Cycles within cycles
  • Back to the future
  • The hot zone
  • A special time
  • The scrolls
  • Back to Quelccaya
  • Rise and fall
  • The other Leviathan.