An Introduction to the Dynamics of El Nino and the Southern Oscillation - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780120885480, 9780080560830

An Introduction to the Dynamics of El Nino and the Southern Oscillation

1st Edition

Authors: Allan Clarke
Hardcover ISBN: 9780120885480
eBook ISBN: 9780080560830
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 28th January 2008
Page Count: 324
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ENSO in the Tropical Pacific. Equatorial Ocean Dynamics. Equatorial Wave Reflection from Pacific Ocean Boundaries. Wind-forced Equatorial Wave Theory and the Equatorial Ocean Response to ENSO Wind Forcing. Sea Surface Temperature, Deep Atmospheric Convection and ENSO Surface Winds. ENSO Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Models. Phase-locking of ENSO to the Calendar Year. Upper Air Response to ENSO Heating and Atmospheric Teleconnections. ENSO Forecasting using Dynamical Models. ENSO Forecasting using Statistical Models. ENSO’s Influence on Marine and Bird Life. Appendix A. Empirical Orthogonal Function Analysis (Principal Component Analysis). Appendix B. Canonical Correlation Analysis (CCA).

Key Features

  • Quick reference guide and step by step introduction to El Niño/Southern Oscillation dynamics
  • Keep informed and up to date on El Niño/Southern Oscillation research and how El Niño and the Southern Oscillation can be predicted
  • Understand how El Niño can affect marine and bird life

Readership

Oceanographers, meteorologists, biologists, earth scientists

Table of Contents

ENSO in the Tropical Pacific. Equatorial Ocean Dynamics. Equatorial Wave Reflection from Pacific Ocean Boundaries. Wind-forced Equatorial Wave Theory and the Equatorial Ocean Response to ENSO Wind Forcing. Sea Surface Temperature, Deep Atmospheric Convection and ENSO Surface Winds. ENSO Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Models. Phase-locking of ENSO to the Calendar Year. Upper Air Response to ENSO Heating and Atmospheric Teleconnections. ENSO Forecasting using Dynamical Models. ENSO Forecasting using Statistical Models. ENSO’s Influence on Marine and Bird Life. Appendix A. Empirical Orthogonal Function Analysis (Principal Component Analysis). Appendix B. Canonical Correlation Analysis (CCA).

Details

No. of pages:
324
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080560830
Hardcover ISBN:
9780120885480

About the Author

Allan Clarke