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Author Philander, S. George.

Title El Niño, La Niña, and the southern oscillation / S. George Philander
Published San Diego : Academic Press, [1990]
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 293 pages) : illustrations
Series International geophysics series ; v. 46
International geophysics series ; v. 46
Contents The Southern Oscillation (Variability of the Tropical Atmosphere) -- Oceanic Variability in the Tropics -- Oceanic Adjustment. I -- Oceanic Adjustment. II -- Models of Tropical Atmosphere -- Interactions between the Ocean and Atmosphere
Summary El Nino and the Southern Oscillation is by far the most striking phenomenon caused by the interplay of ocean and atmosphere. It can be explained neither in strictly oceanographic nor strictly meteorological terms. This volume provides a brief history of the subject, summarizes the oceanographic and meteorological observations and theories, and discusses the recent advances in computer modeling studies of the phenomenon
Notes Map on lining paper
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-283) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Global warming.
Southern oscillation.
El Niño Current.
La Niña Current.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0080570984 (electronic bk.)
9780080570983 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)
Other Titles Niño and the southern oscillation