Madden–Julian Oscillation: Bridging Weather and Climate

  title={Madden–Julian Oscillation: Bridging Weather and Climate},
  author={Chidong Zhang},
  journal={Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society},
  • Chidong Zhang
  • Published 1 December 2013
  • Environmental Science
  • Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society
The Madden–Julian oscillation exerts broad influences on global weather and climate as its center of convection moves from the tropical Indian Ocean into the Pacific. Weather events under the influence of the MJO include precipitation, surface temperature, tropical cyclones, tornadoes, flood, wildfire, and lightning, among others. Several climate phenomena are also affected by the MJO. They are the monsoons, El Nino–Southern Oscillation, the North Atlantic Oscillation, the Pacific and North… 

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