Decadal variability of northern northeast Brazil rainfall and its relation to tropical sea surface temperature and global sea level pressure anomalies

  title={Decadal variability of northern northeast Brazil rainfall and its relation to tropical sea surface temperature and global sea level pressure anomalies},
  author={Mary Toshie Kayano and Rita Val{\'e}ria Andreoli},
  journal={Journal of Geophysical Research},
[1] Decadal (9-14 year) relations of the northern northeastern Brazil (NEB) rainfall to the sea surface temperature (SST) in the 60°N-30°S oceanic sector and to the global sea level pressure (SLP) anomalies are investigated for the 1871-1991 period. Indices are defined for the precipitation and for the SST anomalies in the tropical North Atlantic (TNA), in the tropical South Atlantic (TSA), and in the eastern equatorial Pacific (T-TNA, T-TSA, and T-NINO indices, respectively). An index is also… 

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