The Response of Terrestrial Ecosystems to Climate Variability Associated with the North Atlantic Oscillation

  1. James W. Hurrell,
  2. Yochanan Kushnir,
  3. Geir Ottersen and
  4. Martin Visbeck
  1. Alte Mysterud1,
  2. Nils Chr. Stenseth1,
  3. Nigel G Yoccoz2,
  4. Geir Ottersen3 and
  5. Rolf Langvatn4

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/134GM11

The North Atlantic Oscillation: Climatic Significance and Environmental Impact

The North Atlantic Oscillation: Climatic Significance and Environmental Impact

How to Cite

Mysterud, A., Stenseth, N. Chr., Yoccoz, N. G., Ottersen, G. and Langvatn, R. (2003) The Response of Terrestrial Ecosystems to Climate Variability Associated with the North Atlantic Oscillation, in The North Atlantic Oscillation: Climatic Significance and Environmental Impact (eds J. W. Hurrell, Y. Kushnir, G. Ottersen and M. Visbeck), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/134GM11

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Biology, Division of Zoology, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway

  2. 2

    Division of Arctic Ecology, Norwegian Institute for Nature Research, Polar Environmental Center, Tromsø, Norway

  3. 3

    Institute of Marine Research, Bergen, Norway

  4. 4

    University Courses on Svalbard, Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen, Norway

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875909943

Online ISBN: 9781118669037

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Keywords:

  • North Atlantic oscillation—Environmental aspects;
  • Atmospheric circulation—North Atlantic Ocean;
  • North Atlantic Ocean—Climate

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Impacts of the Nao on Terrestrial Ecosystems

  • Emerging Ecological Insights

  • Future Challenges