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Outcome: Explain the influence of the El Niño Southern Oscillation on global weather patterns.
Grade level: 9-12
Theme: ocean circulation
This study, conducted for NASA by University of Maryland researchers Joaquim Ballabrera, Tony Busalacchi, and Ragu Murtugudde, is one of the first to look at ocean salinity in El Niño, Southern Oscillation (ENSO) predictions and their relationship to tropical sea surface temperatures, sea level, winds, and fresh water from rain.