Dynamics of Interdecadal Climate Variability: A Historical Perspective*

  title={Dynamics of Interdecadal Climate Variability: A Historical Perspective*},
  author={Zhengyu Liu},
  journal={Journal of Climate},
  • Zhengyu Liu
  • Published 14 March 2012
  • Environmental Science
  • Journal of Climate
AbstractThe emerging interest in decadal climate prediction highlights the importance of understanding the mechanisms of decadal to interdecadal climate variability. The purpose of this paper is to provide a review of our understanding of interdecadal climate variability in the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. In particular, the dynamics of interdecadal variability in both oceans will be discussed in a unified framework and in light of historical development. General mechanisms responsible for… 
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