El Niño-linked decreases in soil moisture could seemingly well trigger huge tropical-plant die offs

El Niño-linked decreases in soil moisture could seemingly well trigger huge tropical-plant die offs

LOS ALAMOS, N.M., May 11, 2020–New research has found that El Niño events are often associated with droughts in some of the world’s more vulnerable tropical regions. Associated with warmer than average ocean temperatures in the eastern Pacific, El Niños can in turn influence global weather patterns and tropical precipitation, and these changes can lead…

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