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An El Niño event is marked by warm water in the equatorial Pacific. Effects of El Niño are often felt in California as changes the atmosphere and ocean, including increased rainfall and warmer temperatures.
Hyperion Outfall Diversion
September - October 2015
LA Sanitation will repair the effluent pump station, the discharge system of treated wastewater located at the Hyperion Water Reclamation Plant in Playa del Rey.
Chilean earthquake & tsunami
The September 16, 2015 earthquake occurred off the north coast of Chile with a magnitude of 8.3. CDIP's Scripps Pier pressure sensor recorded a clear tsunami signal arriving at approximately 11:50 UTC on September 17. Preliminary analysis shows a peak amplitude of close to 10 cm.
Refugio State Beach Oil Spill
News & Notices
January 20th - 21st, 2016 - Seattle Washington
May 5-6, 2015 - La Jolla California
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