Impacts of recent El Niño Modoki on dry/wet conditions in the Pacific rim during boreal summer

@article{Weng2007ImpactsOR,
  title={Impacts of recent El Ni{\~n}o Modoki on dry/wet conditions in the Pacific rim during boreal summer},
  author={Hengyi Weng and Karumuri Ashok and Swadhin K. Behera and Suryachandra A. Rao and Toshio Yamagata},
  journal={Climate Dynamics},
  year={2007},
  volume={29},
  pages={113-129}
}
Present work uses 1979–2005 monthly observational data to study the impacts of El Niño Modoki on dry/wet conditions in the Pacific rim during boreal summer. The El Niño Modoki phenomenon is characterized by the anomalously warm central equatorial Pacific flanked by anomalously cool regions in both west and east. Such zonal SST gradients result in anomalous two-cell Walker Circulation over the tropical Pacific, with a wet region in the central Pacific. There are two mid-tropospheric wave trains… 

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