ENSO-related impacts on Antarctic sea ice: a synthesis of phenomenon and mechanisms

  title={ENSO-related impacts on Antarctic sea ice: a synthesis of phenomenon and mechanisms},
  author={Xiaojun Yuan},
  journal={Antarctic Science},
  pages={415 - 425}
  • X. Yuan
  • Published 30 November 2004
  • Environmental Science
  • Antarctic Science
Many remote and local climate variabilities influence Antarctic sea ice at different time scales. The strongest sea ice teleconnection at the interannual time scale was found between El Niño–Southern Oscillation (ENSO) events and a high latitude climate mode named the Antarctic Dipole. The Antarctic Dipole is characterized by an out-of-phase relationship between sea ice and surface temperature anomalies in the South Pacific and South Atlantic, manifesting itself and persisting 3–4 seasons after… 

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