Our affair with El Niño : how we transformed an enchanting Peruvian current into a global climate hazard /

"Until 1997, few people had heard of the seasonal current that Peruvians nicknamed El Niño. But when meteorologists linked it to devastating floods in California, severe droughts in Indonesia, and strange weather everywhere, its name became entrenched in the common parlance faster than a typhoo...

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Main Author: Philander, S. George
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2004.
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