Chapter 14. Controlling Chaos in a Highdimensional Continuous Spatiotemporal Model

  1. Heinz G. Schuster
  1. E. Tziperman

Published Online: 31 MAY 2006

DOI: 10.1002/3527607455.ch14

Handbook of Chaos Control

Handbook of Chaos Control

How to Cite

Tziperman, E. (1999) Controlling Chaos in a Highdimensional Continuous Spatiotemporal Model, in Handbook of Chaos Control (ed H. G. Schuster), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527607455.ch14

Editor Information

  1. University of Kiel, Institute of Theoretical Physics, Leibnizstr. 15, D-24098 Kiel, Germany

Author Information

  1. Environmental Sciences, the Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot 76100, Israel

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 MAY 2006
  2. Published Print: 23 FEB 1999

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527294367

Online ISBN: 9783527607457



  • highdimensional continuous spatiotemporal model;
  • El Nino's dynamics and chaos;
  • delay-coordinates phase space


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • El Nino's dynamics and chaos

    • El Nino's dynamics

    • El Nino's chaos

    • Model description

  • Choosing a control variable and a control point in space

  • A continuous delay-coordinates phase space approach to controlling chaos in high dimensional, spatiotemporal systems

  • Controllability of delay-coordinate phase space points along an unstable periodic orbit

  • Results

  • Using non-delay coordinates for phase space reconstruction

  • Conclusions