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El Nio and the Earths Climate - From Decades to Ice Ages

Julien Emile-Geay

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Paperback. 184 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 6.0in. x 0.6in.The dominant paradigm of paleoclimatology holds thatfluctuations in the oceans meridional overturningcirculation can explain most past climate changes. There is, however, acute recognition of theimportance of tropical Pacific sea-surfacetemperatures in orchestrating modern climatevariability on timescales longer than a few years, epitomized by the El Nio - Southern Oscillationphenomenon (ENSO). This book investigates a subset ofmechanisms whereby low-frequency variability isproduced within the tropical Pacific and exported tothe rest of the globe. We first develop an analyticaltheory of decadal changes in the tropical Pacific, making the case that local airsea interactions canaccount for the observed variability. Next we use amodel of intermediate complexity to explore theresponse of the ENSO system to changes volcanic andsolar forcing over the Holocene. In both cases weconfront our model predictions to the paleoclimaterecord. We close by a study of ENSO teleconnectionsduring the last Ice Age. This work is aimed atscholars and graduate students in climatologyinterested in theories of tropically-driven climatechange, with equal emphasis on models and data. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9783639069754

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Title: El Nio and the Earths Climate - From Decades...

Publisher: VDM Verlag

Binding: Paperback

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The dominant paradigm of paleoclimatology holds thatfluctuations in the oceans' meridional overturningcirculation can explain most past climate changes.There is, however, acute recognition of theimportance of tropical Pacific sea-surfacetemperatures in orchestrating modern climatevariability on timescales longer than a few years,epitomized by the El NiƱo - Southern Oscillationphenomenon (ENSO). This book investigates a subset ofmechanisms whereby low-frequency variability isproduced within the tropical Pacific and exported tothe rest of the globe. We first develop an analyticaltheory of decadal changes in the tropical Pacific,making the case that local air/sea interactions canaccount for the observed variability. Next we use amodel of intermediate complexity to explore theresponse of the ENSO system to changes volcanic andsolar forcing over the Holocene. In both cases weconfront our model predictions to the paleoclimaterecord. We close by a study of ENSO teleconnectionsduring the last Ice Age. This work is aimed atscholars and graduate students in climatologyinterested in theories of tropically-driven climatechange, with equal emphasis on models and data.

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Julien Emile-Geay, PhD. Studied Earth Sciences at the EcoleNormale SupƩrieure (Paris, France) and Climate Dynamics at theLamont Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University, NewYork. He is currently a post-doctoral fellow at the GeorgiaInstitute of Technology, Atlanta.

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