Global interdecadal and century-scale climate oscillations during the past five centuries

  title={Global interdecadal and century-scale climate oscillations during the past five centuries},
  author={M. Mann and Jeffrey Park and R. Bradley},
THE recognition of natural modes of climate variability is essential for a better understanding of the factors that govern climate change. Recent models suggest that interdecadal (roughly 15–35-year period)1–4 and century-scale (roughly 50–150-year period)5–7 climate variability may be intrinsic to the natural climate system. While there is some evidence for the existence of interdecadal8,9 and century-scale9,10 oscillations in instrumental temperature records, confident detection from these… Expand
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