Donald, Alexis and Meinke, Holger and Power, Brendan and Wheeler, Matthew and Maia, Aline de H. N. and White, Neil and Stone, Roger C. and Ribbe, Joachim (2006) Intra-seasonal climate predictions - linking weather and climate forecasts. In: 8th International Conference on Southern Hemisphere Meteorology and Oceanography (8ICSHMO): Understanding and Predicting Climate and Water Resources, their Variability and Change in the Southern Hemisphere, 24-28 Apr 2006, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil.
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The Madden-Julian Oscillation (MJO) is a tropical atmospheric phenomenon, associated with periods of active convection in the eastern hemisphere tropics. The MJOs temporal scale (22-90 days) coincides with a gap between weather (synoptic forecasts out to 10 days) and climate (seasonal and longer forecasts). Analysis of 35 years of daily rainfall data shows significant modulation of tropical and extra-tropical rainfall by the equatorial passage of the MJO that begins to address the weather-climate forecasting gap.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Poster)|
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|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Madden Julian oscillation; tropical atmosphere; climate variability|
|Subjects:||260000 Earth Sciences > 260600 Atmospheric Sciences > 260602 Climatology (incl. Palaeoclimatology)|
|Depositing User:||Dr Joachim Ribbe|
|Date Deposited:||11 Oct 2007 00:36|
|Last Modified:||09 Sep 2013 07:24|
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