New paper links warm Atlantic oscillation with cold winter extremes

Interesting conclusions about the multidecadal variations in the sea surface temperatures of the North Atlantic impacting weather extremes.

Tallbloke's Talkshop

There is a new open access paper published in Environmental Research Letters by Yannick Peings and Gudrun Magnusdottir entitled ‘Forcing of the wintertime atmospheric circulation by the multidecadal fluctuations of the North Atlantic ocean’. It’s another blow to the ‘bad winter weather is caused by us wicked humans’ doom mongers such as Met Office chief scientist Julia Slingo. 

Click for larger image Click for larger image

View original post 213 more words


About Bob Tisdale

Research interest: the long-term aftereffects of El Niño and La Nina events on global sea surface temperature and ocean heat content. Author of the ebook Who Turned on the Heat? and regular contributor at WattsUpWithThat.
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

2 Responses to New paper links warm Atlantic oscillation with cold winter extremes

  1. Ulric Lyons says:

    You can see negative NAO episodes relate to positive AMO values at seasonal scales with very little lag. It makes sense that atmospheric circulation changes due to the NAO would drive the AMO and not the reverse.

  2. The idea that humans are in control of climate tries to fly in the face of evidence that nature’s variations are in control.
    This bird doesn’t fly.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s