Briefing Paper: El Niño and The Southern Oscillation

El Nino - Heat Image

We are excited to announce the publication of the RMetS Climate Science Communication Group's 5th Climate Science Briefing Paper on El Niño.

The aim of the Climate Science Briefing Papers is to clearly and concisely explain important aspects of climate science. In this El Niño briefing paper, the topics covered include:

  • What is El Niño? 
  • What causes an El Niño event? 
  • How do we measure El Niño? 
  • Impacts of El Niño and La Niña 
  • How does El Niño affect global temperature? 
  • El Niño and climate change 

Read the paper here.

El Niño - Podcast Interview with Prof. Adam Scaife

The Society are working on producing more digital content to communicate topics in meteorology and climate science to a wider audience.

Our Podcast is one of these projects, and our guest this week is Professor Adam Scaife, who works at the Met Office, where he leads their monthly to decadal prediction work while carrying out personal research on climate variability.

You can listen to the all of our other Podcasts here >>.