Short-Term Climate Variations: Recent Accomplishments and Issues for Future Progress

Abstract

A short nontechnical review of the El Niño–Southern Oscillation (ENSO) phenomenon and the associated teleconnections to higher latitudes is given. ENSO has been shown to be predictable to some degree for over a year ahead, which therefore provides a basis for skillful prediction of interannual variations in climate. The processes involved are emphasized in… (More)

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