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Experimental forecasts of El Niño

Mark A. Cane; Stephen E. Zebiak; Sean C. Dolan

Title:
Experimental forecasts of El Niño
Author(s):
Cane, Mark A.
Zebiak, Stephen E.
Dolan, Sean C.
Date:
Type:
Articles
Department(s):
Earth and Environmental Sciences
Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Earth Institute
International Research Institute for Climate and Society
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Volume:
321
Persistent URL:
Book/Journal Title:
Nature
Geographic Area:
Pacific Ocean--El Niño Current
Abstract:
Experimental forecasts of El Niño events occurring since 1970, made with a deterministic model of the coupled ocean-atmosphere system, indicate that El Niño is generally predictable one or two years ahead. A forecast for 1986 is also presented.
Subject(s):
Atmospheric sciences
Meteorology
Ocean-atmosphere interaction
Southern oscillation
Publisher DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1038/321827a0
Item views
1918
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Suggested Citation:
Mark A. Cane, Stephen E. Zebiak, Sean C. Dolan, , Experimental forecasts of El Niño, Columbia University Academic Commons, .

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