Weather: El nino

Published: 21 December 2015

As 2016 approaches, the ongoing El Nino shows no sign of relaxing its grip on the global climate. (Source: Al Jazeera)

John Gyakum, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences

"The current El Nino, the strongest since 1997-98, is associated with recent unusually warm conditions in Ontario and Quebec."—John Gyakum

Professor or large scale and dynamic meteorology.

john [dot] gyakum [at] mcgill [dot] ca (English)

Lawrence Mysak, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences

"El Nino generally does not affect the east coast, so this year it may be just signs of global warming."—Lawrence Mysak

Ocean, climate and paleoclimate dynamics researcher, he is the director of the Earth System Modelling Group at McGill University.

lawrence [dot] mysak [at] mcgill [dot] ca (English) Available before Dec. 23rd.

Back to top