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Researchers and forecasters often study sea surface temperatures for an activity predictions for 2003 in part to changing conditions in the Pacific Ocean, such as the demise of El Nino. This sequence trathe warmer-than-normal waters. By January, the warm conditions began to dissipate. Fewer than normal hurricanes generally form when El Nino is present. Researchers say the Pacific may transition to the colder-than-normal La Nina phase. Areas in red represent warmer than normal and areas in blue represent cooler than normal.

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    Oceanography,NSDL,Hurricane,Space sciences,Physical sciences,Graduate/Professional,Hurricane Forecasting,Space Science,El Nino,Atmospheric science,Sea Surface Temperature,Astronomy,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Higher Education,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Science,Meteorology,Aqua-AMSR-E,Chemistry,Physics,SST,Physical oceanography,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061002143317405T,Earth science,Technology,Geoscience,NSDL_SetSpec_456144

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