Coupled ocean–atmosphere dynamics in the Indian Ocean during 1997–98

@article{Webster1999CoupledOD,
  title={Coupled ocean–atmosphere dynamics in the Indian Ocean during 1997–98},
  author={Peter J. Webster and Andrew M. Moore and Johannes Loschnigg and Robert R. Leben},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1999},
  volume={401},
  pages={356-360}
}
Climate variability in the Indian Ocean region seems to be, in some aspects, independent of forcing by external phenomena such as the El Niño/Southern Oscillation. But the extent to which, and how, internal coupled ocean–atmosphere dynamics determine the state of the Indian Ocean system have not been resolved. Here we present a detailed analysis of the strong seasonal anomalies in sea surface temperatures, sea surface heights, precipitation and winds that occurred in the Indian Ocean region in… 
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