TAO Project Office
El Niño Theme Page
If you have questions....
If you are writing a school report or lesson plan or El Niño school project...
What is El Niño?
What is La Niña?
Frequently Asked Questions about El Niño
(includes lesson plans)
Less Frequently Asked Questions about El Niño
(includes school projects on El Niño)
(self-instruction and lesson plans)
How does El Niño affect the US? the world?
Impacts of El Niño
North America & United States
Realtime data from the tropical Pacific
other realtime El Niño data
How does this El Niño differ from previous ones?
If you want forecasts for the United States...
the next three months
Longer range temperature
all outlook maps. graphs and tables
at the NCEP's
Climate Prediction Center
Comprehensive list of on-line forecasts
What is the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) doing about El Niño?
NOAA has primary responsibilities for El Niño forecasts, observations and research
Links to other El Niño Web sites
About forecasts & impacts on the US
Predictions from the National Center for Environmental Predictions (NOAA/NWS/NCEP)
About international impacts
International Research Institute for Climate and Society
International Research Institute Headquarters
About impacts on the US
ENSO Impacts on the US
from NOAA's Climate Prediction Center
Department of Commerce
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory
Tropical Atmosphere Ocean Project