Pacific western boundary currents and their roles in climate

  title={Pacific western boundary currents and their roles in climate},
  author={Dun-xin Hu and Lixin Wu and Wenju Cai and Alexander Sen Gupta and Alexandre Ganachaud and Bo Qiu and Arnold L. Gordon and Xiaopei Lin and Zhaohui Chen and Shijian Hu and Guojian Wang and Qingye Wang and Janet Sprintall and Tangdong Qu and Yuji Kashino and Fan Wang and William S. Kessler},
Pacific Ocean western boundary currents and the interlinked equatorial Pacific circulation system were among the first currents of these types to be explored by pioneering oceanographers. The widely accepted but poorly quantified importance of these currents—in processes such as the El Niño/Southern Oscillation, the Pacific Decadal Oscillation and the Indonesian Throughflow—has triggered renewed interest. Ongoing efforts are seeking to understand the heat and mass balances of the equatorial… 

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