El Nino

GUESTS: John Kermond Visiting scientist, Office of Global programs, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Jim O'Brien Professor of Meterology and Oceanography, Center for Ocean-Atmposphere Prediction Studies, Florida State University This year's El Nino is being predicted as the biggest one of the century. El Nino is a climate disturbance that forms every two to seven years in the Pacific Ocean altering wind patterns, air pressure, and the jet stream. Join Ray Suarez for a look at why the weather phenomenon occurs and how ElNino might affect weather patterns around the world ...on the next Talk ofthe Nation, from NPR News.



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