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Dongliang Yuang: Dynamics of the latest El Niño events and the acceleration of global warming

January 21, 2019 1:11 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The moored current meter observations in the Maluku Channel of the Indonesian seas suggest that upwelling equatorial Kelvin waves in the spring-summer of 2014 are forced by a significant increase of the Indonesian Throughflow (ITF) transport toward the Indian Ocean, induced by a northward shift of the Mindanao Current retroflection from an intrusion state to a choke state at the entrance of the Indonesian seas. The embryonic 2014 El Niño are suggested to be stalled by the upwelling Kelvin waves.... View Article