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Descriptor in English: El Niño Phenomenon
Descriptor in Spanish: Fenómeno de El Niño
Descriptor in Portuguese: Fenômeno El Niño
Descriptor in French: Phénomène El Niño
Tree number(s): SP4.016.132.553.929.210
SP4.016.137.558.939.235.421
SP8.473.654.587.492.428
Scope note: An anomalous warming of ocean water resulting from the oscillation of a current in the South Pacific, usually accompanied by heavy rainfall in the coastal region of Peru and Chile, and reduction of rainfall in equatorial Africa and Australia (Material II - IDNDR, 1992)
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CL classification
EC economics
EH ethnology
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
PC prevention & control
PL policies
SN statistics & numerical data
See also the descriptors: El Nino-Southern Oscillation MeSH
DeCS UI: 34613
Descriptor UI: DDCS034613
El Niño Phenomenon - Preferred
Concept UI FD00060513
Scope note An anomalous warming of ocean water resulting from the oscillation of a current in the South Pacific, usually accompanied by heavy rainfall in the coastal region of Peru and Chile, and reduction of rainfall in equatorial Africa and Australia (Material II - IDNDR, 1992)
Preferred term El Niño Phenomenon



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