The impact of Arctic warming on the midlatitude jet‐stream: Can it? Has it? Will it?

@article{Barnes2015TheIO,
  title={The impact of Arctic warming on the midlatitude jet‐stream: Can it? Has it? Will it?},
  author={Elizabeth A. Barnes and James A. Screen},
  journal={Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change},
  year={2015},
  volume={6}
}
  • E. Barnes, J. Screen
  • Published 1 May 2015
  • Environmental Science
  • Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change
The Arctic lower atmosphere has warmed more rapidly than that of the globe as a whole, and this has been accompanied by unprecedented sea ice melt. Such large environmental changes are already having profound impacts on the flora, fauna, and inhabitants of the Arctic region. An open question, however, is whether these Arctic changes have an effect on the jet‐stream and thereby influence weather patterns farther south. This broad question has recently received a lot of scientific and media… 

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