Coherent tropical Indo-Pacific interannual climate variability

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Wieners, C.E.; de Ruijter, W.P.M.; Ridderinkhof, W.; von der Heydt, A.S.; Dijkstra, H.A.;
(2016)
  • Subject: Empirical orthogonal functions | Geographic location/entity | Pacific Ocean | Circulation/ Dynamics | ENSO | Mathematical and statistical techniques | Interannual variability | Variability | Indian Ocean | Principal components analysis

A multichannel singular spectrum analysis (MSSA) applied simultaneously to tropical sea surface temperature (SST), zonal wind, and burstiness (zonal wind variability) reveals three significant oscillatory modes. They all show a strong ENSO signal in the eastern Pacific ... View more
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