Oceanic El-Niño wave dynamics and climate networks

  title={Oceanic El-Ni{\~n}o wave dynamics and climate networks},
  author={Yang Wang and Avi Gozolchiani and Yosef Ashkenazy and Shlomo Havlin},
  journal={New Journal of Physics},
The so-called El Nino-southern oscillation (ENSO) is the most important and influential climate phenomenon of contemporary climate variability, in which oceanic wave dynamics plays an important role. Here we develop and apply an approach based on network theory to quantify the characteristics of El-Nino related oceanic waves using the satellite dataset. We associate the majority of dominant long distance (≥500 km) links of the network with several kinds of oceanic waves, i.e. equatorial Kelvin… 

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