The Impacts of Inter–El Niño Variability on the Tropical Atlantic and Northeast Brazil Climate

  title={The Impacts of Inter–El Ni{\~n}o Variability on the Tropical Atlantic and Northeast Brazil Climate},
  author={Regina R. Rodrigues and Reindert J. Haarsma and Edmo J. D. Campos and T{\'e}rcio Ambrizzi},
  journal={Journal of Climate},
AbstractIn this study, observations and numerical simulations are used to investigate how different El Nino events affect the development of SST anomalies in the Atlantic and how this relates to the Brazilian northeast (NE) precipitation. The results show that different types of El Nino have different impacts on the SST anomalies of the equatorial and tropical South Atlantic but a similar SST response in the tropical North Atlantic. Strong and long (weak and short) El Ninos with the main… 

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