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Sea Surface Height and Temperature Anomalies on a Globe: Rotating to the Pacific Ocean
The 1997-98 El Nino was truly a global event. The sequence shows a superposition of sea surface temperature anomalies on anomalies of the sea surface elevation.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Visualization - scientific
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Physical oceanography
Technical requirements:
RealPlayer plug-in
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Please give credit to NASA GSFC Scientific Visualization Studio.
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-SVS-000352
Related resources:
This resource has a thumbnail image at 'An animation of sea surface temperature and height anomalies on a rotating globe from January 1997 to November 1998. This animation rotates from the Indian Ocean to the Pacific.'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Greg Shirah
NASA GSFC Scientific Visualization Studio

Principal Investigator: Antonio Busalacchi