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Teleconnections Linking Worldwide Climate Anomalies - Michael H. Glantz

Teleconnections Linking Worldwide Climate Anomalies

By: Michael H. Glantz (Editor), Richard W. Katz (Editor), Neville Nicholls (Editor)

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Teleconnections is a central concept in the scientific search for an improved understanding of potential linkages between weather and climate anomalies that occur over relatively large distances. The editors of this 1991 volume brought together contributions from experts in the field, which together provide a comprehensive review of this important subject. This book will be of importance to all professional scientists and researchers in climatology and meteorology, particularly those concerned with air-sea interactions and their environmental impacts and the physical basis for and societal responses to forecasting. Graduate students in environmental science, meteorology and climate-related impact assessments will also find the book useful.

Introduction
Introduction
General characteristics of El Nino-southern oscillation
Regional case studies of teleconnections: physical aspects
Brazil's climate anomalies and ENSO
Australasia
West Africa
The Asian snow cover-monsoon-ENSO connection
Teleconnections in global rainfall anomalies: seasonal to inter-decadal time scales
Scientific Basis for Teleconnections
El Nino and QBO influences on tropical cyclone activity
The rudimentary theory of atmospheric teleconnections associated with ENSO
Observational aspects of ENSO cycle teleconnections
Forecasting El Nino with a geophysical model
Use of statistical methods in the search for teleconnections: past, present and future
Regional Impacts of Climate Anomalies: Environmental and Societal Impacts
Impact of ENSO events on the southeastern Pacific region with special reference to the interaction of fishing and climate variability
ENSO, monsson and drought in India
The shrimp fishery in the Gulf of Mexico: relation to climatic variability and global atmospheric patterns
Teleconnections and health
Implications for ENSO forecasts
Teleconnections and their implications for long-range forecasts
Index.
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ISBN: 9780521364751
ISBN-10: 0521364752
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 548
Published: 7th September 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.8  x 3.0
Weight (kg): 1.07