The anchor element of our climate remains the equatorial Pacific Ocean.
What does EQPAC stand for?
EQPAC stands for Equatorial Pacific
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Washington, Jan 17 ( ANI ): Altered migration patterns of birds due to La Nina weather patterns in the equatorial Pacific may promote development of dangerous new flu strains, a new study has revealed.
This was true despite a cooling La Nina, islands in the equatorial Pacific and the southern United States.
La Nina is a cyclical phenomenon opposite to El Nino, which brings unusually warm ocean temperatures to the equatorial Pacific, but cooler temperatures to the Caribbean and the Atlantic.
Forecasters have predicted a wet winter because of an El Ni[+ or -]o pattern in the equatorial Pacific.
They analysed oxygen levels in samples of seawater and found the effect was largest in the central and eastern tropical Atlantic and the equatorial Pacific.
That's the theory, and experiments have shown it works, with the US Wegener Institute's dumping of 1,000 kg iron into the equatorial Pacific creating a bloom munching as much CO2 as 100 adult redwoods.
La Nina is the periodic cooling of ocean waters in the east-central equatorial Pacific Ocean, which can impact the typical alignment of weather patterns around the globe.