Category: Forecasting

Scientists discover new link to El Niño

January 31, 2018 Variations in Arctic stratospheric ozone can affect the tropospheric climate at middle-to-high latitudes in the Northern Hemisphere and all the way down to the tropics, according to researchers in China. The result suggests a key stepping stone in the known connection between Arctic stratospheric ozone and […]

Knowing El Niño

In early 1998, I was interviewed about the 1997-98 El Niño for an article in the Pennsylvania Gazette (a University of Pennsylvania Publication for Alumni and others). My brother in New England sent the article based on that interview to me recently. I had forgotten about it till […]

Decision Making

Decision Making Under Uncertainty (DMUU) and Forecasting El Niño Over a decade ago, the US National Science Foundation developed a program to research the notion of “decision making under uncertainty” (DMUU). DMUU has value for applying science to societal decision-making processes. The scientific community’s “job” is to focus […]