Extratropical Air-Sea Interaction, Sea Surface Temperature Variability, and the Pacific Decadal Oscillation

  1. De-Zheng Sun and
  2. Frank Bryan
  1. Michael Alexander

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/2008GM000794

Climate Dynamics: Why Does Climate Vary?

Climate Dynamics: Why Does Climate Vary?

How to Cite

Alexander, M. (2010) Extratropical Air-Sea Interaction, Sea Surface Temperature Variability, and the Pacific Decadal Oscillation, in Climate Dynamics: Why Does Climate Vary? (eds D.-Z. Sun and F. Bryan), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/2008GM000794

Author Information

  1. Earth System Research Laboratory, NOAA, Boulder, Colorado, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904801

Online ISBN: 9781118670392

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Keywords:

  • PacificDecadalOscillation;
  • reemergencemechanism;
  • ENSO;
  • teleconnections/atmosphericbridge;
  • stochasticforcing;
  • oceangyres;
  • Convection (Meteorology);
  • Climatic changes;
  • Ocean-atmosphere interaction;
  • Dynamic meteorology

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Mean Upper Ocean Climate

  • Sst Tendency Surface Heat Budget

  • Processes That Generate Midlatitude SSTA (Pacific Focus)

  • Pacific Decadal Oscillation

  • Beyond the Pdo