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Title: Final Report for UW-Madison Portion of DE-SC0005301, "Collaborative Project: Pacific Decadal Variability and Central Pacific Warming El Niño in a Changing Climate"

This project funded two efforts at understanding the interactions between Central Pacific ENSO events, the mid-latitude atmosphere, and decadal variability in the Pacific. The first was an investigation of conditions that lead to Central Pacific (CP) and East Pacific (EP) ENSO events through the use of linear inverse modeling with defined norms. The second effort was a modeling study that combined output from the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) Community Atmospheric Model (CAM4) with the Battisti (1988) intermediate coupled model. The intent of the second activity was to investigate the relationship between the atmospheric North Pacific Oscillation (NPO), the Pacific Meridional Mode (PMM), and ENSO. These two activities are described herein.
  1. University of Wisconsin - Madison
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Resource Type:
Technical Report
Research Org:
The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE; USDOE Office of Science (SC); USDOE Office of Science (SC), Biological and Environmental Research (BER) (SC-23)
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Collaborations: Michael Alexander, NOAA/ESRL, Matthew Newman, CIRES, NOAA/ESRL
Country of Publication:
United States
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES ENSO; Pacific Decadal Variability