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El Nino/La Nina and the Pacific Decadal Oscillation
This site offers introductory and intermediate scientific information and links about El Nino, La Nina, and the Pacific Decadal Oscillation (PDO). The Image Series includes news releases, movies, and images derived from TOPEX/Poseidon and other NASA/JPL satellite data. The Education links include information on interactive museum exhibits, classroom activities for grades K-12, and a collection of slides and other materials on the basics of altimetry for undergraduates and graduates.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Primary (K-2)
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
  • Informal
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - scientific
    • Visualization - scientific
  • Portal:
    • Government
  • Climatology
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Physical oceanography
Technical requirements:
QuickTime plug-in
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and Other Restrictions Information is Unknown
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-000-984
Related resources:
This resource references 'Visit to an Ocean Planet'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Editor: Margaret Srinivasan
NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Publisher: NASA, Jet Propulsion Laboratory