SHORT COMMUNICATION EXPLORING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE NORTH ATLANTIC OSCILLATION AND RAINFALL PATTERNS IN BARBADOS

@inproceedings{Charlery2006SHORTCE,
  title={SHORT COMMUNICATION EXPLORING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE NORTH ATLANTIC OSCILLATION AND RAINFALL PATTERNS IN BARBADOS},
  author={John Charlery and Leonard Nurse and Kim Whitehall},
  year={2006}
}
The North Atlantic oscillation (NAO) is a large-scale seesawing movement of atmospheric mass between the North Atlantic subtropical high-pressure system and the Icelandic low-pressure system. This phenomenon has been acknowledged as the dominant mode of winter climate variability in the temperate latitudes of the North Atlantic region. In this study, an attempt is made to identify the effect of the NAO on the rainfall pattern in the Eastern Caribbean, based on data from a representative station… CONTINUE READING