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A comparative study on the dominant factors responsible for the weaker-than-expected El Niño event in 2014
Description: Based on NCEP (National Centers for Environmental Prediction) oceanic and atmospheric reanalysis data, the physical processes responsible for the strength of El Niño events are examined by comparing the dominant factors in 2014 in terms of the preceding instability of the coupled ocean-atmosphere system and westerly wind bursts (WWBs) with those in 1997 and 1990, separately. [Source: Advances in Atmospheric Sciences]
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Source: Advances in Atmospheric Sciences
Publish Date: 10/1/2015
Reading Level: Expert
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