Predictability and prediction of persistent cool states of the Tropical Pacific Ocean
Climate Dynamics, Volume 49, Issue 7, 2017, Pages 2291-2307.
Root Mean Square ErrorCool StateCool PeriodDecadal VariabilityGeophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory
The Tropical Pacific Ocean displays persistently cool sea surface temperature (SST) anomalies that last several years to a decade, with either no El Niño events or a few weak El Niño events. These cause large-scale droughts in the extratropics, including major North American droughts such as the 1930s Dust Bowl, and also modulate the glob...More
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