El Nino demonstration of the equatorial Pacific (weak trade winds). The blue water is the deep water and the clear surface layer is oil, which represents the warm, surface waters. This is showing weak surface flow due to weak winds, and less upwelling due to more ocean stratification.
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Provenance Steve Kuehl, College of William and Mary
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