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El Nino, La Nina, and the Southern Oscillation
     

El Nino, La Nina, and the Southern Oscillation

by S. George Philander, James R. Holton, Renata Dmowska
 

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ISBN-10: 0125532350

ISBN-13: 9780125532358

Pub. Date: 11/01/1989

Publisher: Elsevier Science

El Nino and the Southern Oscillation is by far the most striking phenomenon caused by the interplay of ocean and atmosphere. It can be explained neither in strictly oceanographic nor strictly meteorological terms. This volume provides a brief history of the subject, summarizes the oceanographic and meteorological observations and theories, and discusses the

Overview

El Nino and the Southern Oscillation is by far the most striking phenomenon caused by the interplay of ocean and atmosphere. It can be explained neither in strictly oceanographic nor strictly meteorological terms. This volume provides a brief history of the subject, summarizes the oceanographic and meteorological observations and theories, and discusses the recent advances in computer modeling studies of the phenomenon.

  • Includes a comprehensive and up-to-date research survey
  • Discusses in detail sophisticated computer models
  • Provides a clear exposition of the major problems which prevent more accurate predictions of El Nino

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780125532358
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
11/01/1989
Series:
International Geophysics Series , #46
Pages:
293
Product dimensions:
0.81(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

The Southern Oscillation (Variability of the Tropical Atmosphere). Oceanic Variability in the Tropics. Oceanic Adjustment. I. Oceanic Adjustment. II. Models of Tropical Atmosphere. Interactions between the Ocean and Atmosphere. Bibliograpy.

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