El Nino 1997-1998: The Climate Event of the Century [NOOK Book]

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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 Niño 1997-1998. It presents what happened in the United States where El Niño 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 Niño developed in the spring of 1997 and ending by early summer 1998. Its particular focus is on information that appeared in the media and...

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El Nino 1997-1998: The Climate Event of the Century

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Overview

This book assembles a stellar group of contributors to provide an in-depth perspective on a nationally high visibility and complex climate event: El Niño 1997-1998. It presents what happened in the United States where El Niño 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 Niño 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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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780198030966
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication date: 4/6/2000
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 7 MB

Table of Contents

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Contributors
1 What Made El Nino 1997-1998 Famous? The Key Events Associated with a Unique Climate Event 3
2 Causes, Predictions, and Outcomes of El Nino 1997-1998 28
3 Was El Nino a Weather Metaphor - A Signal for Global Warming? 49
4 The Scientific Issues Associated with El Nino 1997-1998 68
5 Who Used and Benefited from the El Nino Forecasts? 109
6 Impacts of El Nino's Weather 136
7 Policy Responses to El Nino 1997-1998: Implications for Forecast Value and the Future of Climate Services 172
8 Summary: Surprises, Lessons Learned, and the Legacy of El Nino 1997-1998 197
Index 211
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