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Figure 2: Sequence of longitude-depth cross-sections of mean temperature in the equatorial Pacific Ocean for the months of December 1996, and April, August, and December of 1997. Also shown are corresponding temperature anomalies which represent departures of temperatures from long-term means for the given month. The sequence is more fully described in the text of this article. (Image source: NOAA)
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