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Indian Ocean Dipole

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Wikipedia: The Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD), also known as the Indian Niño, is an irregular oscillation of sea-surface temperatures in which the western Indian Ocean becomes alternately warmer and then colder than the eastern part of the ocean.

Also see: Negative dipole, neutral dipole, positive dipole

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