Mechanisms of Eastern Mediterranean Rainfall Variability

@inproceedings{EshelMechanismsOE,
  title={Mechanisms of Eastern Mediterranean Rainfall Variability},
  author={Gidon Eshel and B F Farrell}
}
This paper presents a simple theory for the association between observed eastern Mediterranean (EM) rainfall anomalies and North Atlantic (NA) climate variability. Large-scale NA atmospheric mass rearrangements, primarily a modulation of the Icelandic low and the subtropical high pressure systems, tend to extend beyond the NA. A particularly strong such teleconnection exists between the northern NA and southern Europe and the Mediterranean Basin. Pressure anomalies over Greenland–Iceland are… CONTINUE READING
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