El Niño, 1997-1998: The Climate Event of the Century

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Stanley Alcide Changnon, Gerald D. Bell
Oxford University Press, 2000 - Science - 215 pages
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This book assembles a stellar group of contributors to provide an in-depth perspective on a nationally high visibility and complex climate event: El Ni�o 1997-1998. It presents what happened in the United States where El Ni�o became a household word and a "climate event of the century" to scientists. The book is a "snapshot" of events during a 14-month period starting when El Ni�o developed in the spring of 1997 and ending by early summer 1998. Its particular focus is on information that appeared in the media and on the Internet -- two major sources, correct or not, during the event.

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Causes Predictions and Outcomes of El Nino 19971998
Was El Nino a Weather MetaphorA Signal for Global Warming?
The Scientific Issues Associated with El Nino 19971998

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Gerald has a master's degree from the University of Colorado and Yale and a doctorate from Yale.

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