El Nino-Southern oscillation

Holbrook, Neil J. and Brown, Jaclyn N. and Davidson, Julie and Feng, Ming and Hobday, Alistair J. and Lough, Janice M. and McGregor, Shayne and Power, Scott B. and Risbey, James S. (2012) El Nino-Southern oscillation. In: Marine Climate Change in Australia: Impacts and Adaptation Responses - 2012 REPORT CARD. CSIRO, Australia, pp. 81-112. ISBN 978-0-643-10928-5


Abstract

What is happening:
While observed El Nino-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) variability is within the broad range of natural variability, the possibility that anthropogenic forcing has
influenced ENSO cannot be ruled out.

What is expected:
While the mean climate of the Pacific is expected to change, it is unclear how the amplitude or frequency of ENSO will change (if at all) over the next 100 years.

What we are doing about it:
Investing in Pacific region climate change programs, high quality data collection and monitoring, improving pre-instrumental ENSO reconstructions, process studies to
understand mechanisms of variability, and enhancing modelling capabilities.


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Date Deposited: 23 Feb 2022 03:25
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Uncontrolled Keywords: El Nino-Southern Oscillation
Fields of Research (2008): 04 Earth Sciences > 0401 Atmospheric Sciences > 040105 Climatology (excl.Climate Change Processes)
Fields of Research (2020): 37 EARTH SCIENCES > 3708 Oceanography > 370899 Oceanography not elsewhere classified
Socio-Economic Objectives (2008): D Environment > 96 Environment > 9699 Other Environment > 969902 Marine Oceanic Processes (excl. Climate Related)
D Environment > 96 Environment > 9603 Climate and Climate Change > 960301 Climate Change Adaptation Measures
D Environment > 96 Environment > 9603 Climate and Climate Change > 960304 Climate Variability (excl. Social Impacts)
Socio-Economic Objectives (2020): 19 ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY, CLIMATE CHANGE AND NATURAL HAZARDS > 1901 Adaptation to climate change > 190101 Climate change adaptation measures (excl. ecosystem)
19 ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY, CLIMATE CHANGE AND NATURAL HAZARDS > 1905 Understanding climate change > 190504 Effects of climate change on Australia (excl. social impacts)
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