Early Observations and Investigations of El Niño: the Event of 1925

  • Warren S. Wooster

Abstract

In a classical paper published in 1931, Gerhard Schott described the Peru Current and the tropical region to its north as seen in normal years and during the Niño events of 1891 and 1925. The descriptions were based in large part on observations made by German merchant ships—sailing ships in 1891—and compiled in the Deutsche Seewarte. By chance, additional information was available from two American biologists who worked in the region in 1925, Robert Cushman Murphy in Peru and William Beebe aboard Arcturus between Panama and the Galapagos Islands.

Keywords

Migration Foam Steam Beach Advection 

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