Definition of ENSO (El Niņo-Southern Oscillation)

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ENSO (El Niņo-Southern Oscillation)

The term 'ENSO (El Niņo-Southern Oscillation)' as it applies to the area of Earth observation can be defined as ' Southern Oscillation (SO) is a global-scale seesaw in atmospheric pressure between Indonesia/North Australia, and the southeast Pacific. In major warm events El Niņo warming extends over much of the tropical Pacific and becomes clearly linked to the SO pattern. Many of the countries most affected by ENSO events are developing countries with economies that are largely dependent upon their agricultural and fishery sectors as a major source of food supply, employment, and foreign exchange. New capabilities to predict the onset of ENSO event can have a global impact. While ENSO is a natural part of the Earth's climate, '.

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