Wave power variability and trends across the North Atlantic influenced by decadal climate patterns

  title={Wave power variability and trends across the North Atlantic influenced by decadal climate patterns},
  author={Peter D. Bromirski and Daniel R. Cayan},
  journal={Journal of Geophysical Research},
  • P. Bromirski, D. Cayan
  • Published 1 May 2015
  • Environmental Science, Geology
  • Journal of Geophysical Research
Climate variations influence North Atlantic winter storm intensity and resultant variations in wave energy levels. A 60 year hindcast allows investigation of the influence of decadal climate variability on long-term trends of North Atlantic wave power, PW, spanning the 1948–2008 epoch. PW variations over much of the eastern North Atlantic are strongly influenced by the fluctuating North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO) atmospheric circulation pattern, consistent with previous studies of significant… Expand
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