Decadal Trends in the North Atlantic Oscillation: Regional Temperatures and Precipitation

  title={Decadal Trends in the North Atlantic Oscillation: Regional Temperatures and Precipitation},
  author={James W. Hurrell},
  pages={676 - 679}
  • J. Hurrell
  • Published 4 August 1995
  • Environmental Science
  • Science
Greenland ice-core data have revealed large decadal climate variations over the North Atlantic that can be related to a major source of low-frequency variability, the North Atlantic Oscillation. Over the past decade, the Oscillation has remained in one extreme phase during the winters, contributing significantly to the recent wintertime warmth across Europe and to cold conditions in the northwest Atlantic. An evaluation of the atmospheric moisture budget reveals coherent large-scale changes… 
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