Tag: Update

Seasonal Outlook: Haze Update

ASME The tropical Pacific Ocean’s surface temperature (SST) anomalies remained within the neutral range in July 2018 over the Nino3.4 region (Figure A). Likewise, most of the atmospheric indicators of El Niño/La Niña indicated neutral conditions. While the 1-month Nino3.4 value for July 2018 was -0.2, slightly lower […]

The blueprint for El Niño diversity

July 2018 Schematic illustration of the two atmosphere/ocean oscillations that contribute to the complexity of the El Niño-Southern Oscillation and its impacts. A new research study, published this week by an international team of climate scientists in the journal Nature, isolates key mechanisms that cause El Niño events […]