Can We Blame El Niño for Wild Weather?
ESU601  El Niño and La Niña Visualizations

The hydrosphere and atmosphere are complex systems. Scientists use a variety of animations and three-dimensional illustrations to visualize these systems' behavior during El Niño-La Niña cycles.

  !   Click each image to see an animation or a larger version of the image. Use what you've learned from other visualizations in this investigation to interpret how each visual illustrates El Niño-La Niña processes.

6. Choose one of the images or animations, and describe how it illustrates a particular part of the El Niño-La Niña cycle.


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