Monsoon disturbances, intraseasonal oscillations, teleconnection patterns, blocking, and storm tracks of the global atmosphere during January 1979: linear theory

J. S. Frederiksen, C. S. Frederiksen

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The results of a study are presented that indicate that a wide variety of atmospheric disturbances, including those associated with storm tracks and blocking in both hemispheres, quasi-stationary global teleconnection patterns, and localized monsoon disturbances, as well as intraseasonal oscillations, may be generated through the instability of the three-dimensional global basic state for January 1979 including a wave-CISK cumulus heating parameterization. The analysis has been conducted with a two-level primitive equation eigenvalue model, and the growing disturbances for various specifications of the strengths of the cumulus heating have been analyzed. -from Authors

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1349-1372
Number of pages24
JournalJournal of the Atmospheric Sciences
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 1993
Externally publishedYes

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