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The Quiet Revolution: Mapping El Nino
This article discusses how graphic representations of data helped make recognizing patterns easier. The use of maps of surface temperature in the Pacific Ocean to detect El Nino events is cited as an example.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Imagery - remotely sensed
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • History and philosophy of science
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 1995-2005, the Public Broadcasting Service. All rights reserved.
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-Edmall-378
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: The Public Broadcasting Service, PBS Online