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Title: Pacific Decadal Variability and Central Pacific Warming El Niño in a Changing Climate

This research aimed at understanding the dynamics controlling decadal variability in the Pacific Ocean and its interactions with global-scale climate change. The first goal was to assess how the dynamics and statistics of the El Niño Southern Oscillation and the modes of Pacific decadal variability are represented in global climate models used in the IPCC. The second goal was to quantify how decadal dynamics are projected to change under continued greenhouse forcing, and determine their significance in the context of paleo-proxy reconstruction of long-term climate.
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Technical Report
Research Org:
Georgia Tech
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USDOE Office of Science (SC)
Country of Publication:
United States
58 GEOSCIENCES climate variability, climate change