Interdecadal changes in eastern Pacific ITCZ variability and its influence on the Atlantic ITCZ

@article{Chiang2000InterdecadalCI,
  title={Interdecadal changes in eastern Pacific ITCZ variability and its influence on the Atlantic ITCZ},
  author={John C. H. Chiang and Yochanan Kushnir and Stephen E. Zebiak},
  journal={Geophysical Research Letters},
  year={2000},
  volume={27}
}
The eastern Pacific and Atlantic Intertropical Convergence Zones (ITCZ) exhibit the largest year‐to‐year variations in boreal spring. We show evidence suggesting that Atlantic ITCZ April–May variability is linked to that for the eastern Pacific through the Walker circulation as it respond to changes in equatorial Pacific convection. Analysis of ITCZ proxy indices shows the link appears to be strong in the 1980–90's and 1920–30's but virtually nonexistent in the 1950–60's. We argue that this… 

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