The history of El Nino forecasting | Pacific Beat

The history of El Nino forecasting

The history of El Nino forecasting

Updated 26 May 2014, 9:29 AEST

Climate experts issued another warning to farmers this week that an El Nino is probably on the way.

The latest prediction is, of course, based on climate science and computer modelling.

But none of it would be possible without the historical observations of Peruvian fisherman and early Australian explorers.

Presenter: Cameron Wilson

Speaker: Ailie Gallant, climate science lecturer, Monash University

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