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Calendar Year 2017
Cont. #: 4331
Harrison, D.E., and A.M. Chiodi (2017): Comment on 'Characterizing ENSO coupled variability and its impact on North American seasonal precipitation and temperature' by L'Heureux, Tippet, and Barnston. J. Climate, 30(1), 427–436, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0678.1.
Calendar Year 2016
Cont. #: 4426
Levine, A.F.Z., F.-F. Jin, and M.J. McPhaden (2016): Extreme noise–extreme El Niño: How state-dependent noise forcing creates El Niño-La Niña asymmetry. J. Climate, 29(15), 5483–5499, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0091.1.
Cont. #: 4407
McClatchie, S., A.R. Thompson, S.R. Alin, S. Siedlecki, W. Watson, and S.J. Bograd (2016): The influence of Pacific Equatorial Water on fish diversity in the southern California Current System. J. Geophys. Res., 121(8), 4407, doi: 10.1002/2016JC011672.
Calendar Year 2015
Cont. #: 4308
Cai, W., A. Santoso, G. Wang, S.-W. Yeh, S.-I. An, K.M. Cobb, M. Collins, E. Guilyardi, F.-F. Jin, J.-S. Kug, M. Lengaigne, M.J. McPhaden, K. Takahashi, A. Timmermann, G. Vecchi, M. Watanabe, and L. Wu (2015): ENSO and greenhouse warming. Nature Clim. Change, 5, 849–859, doi: 10.1038/nclimate2743.
Cont. #: 4259
Cai, W., G. Wang, A. Santoso, M.J. McPhaden, L. Wu, F.-F. Jin, A. Timmermann, M. Collins, G. Vecchi, M. Lengaigne, M.H. England, D. Dommenget, K. Takahashi, and E. Guilyardi (2015): Increasing frequency of extreme La Niña events induced by greenhouse warming. Nature Clim. Change, 5, 132–137, doi: 10.1038/nclimate2492.
Cont. #: 4145
Chiodi, A.M., and D.E. Harrison (2015): Equatorial Pacific easterly wind surges and the onset of La Niña events. J. Climate, 28(2), 776–792, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00227.1.
Cont. #: 3946
Chiodi, A.M., and D.E. Harrison (2015): Global seasonal precipitation anomalies robustly associated with El Niño and La Niña events—an OLR perspective. J. Climate, 28(15), 6133–6159, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00387.1.
Cont. #: 4196
McPhaden, M.J., A. Timmermann, M.J. Widlansky, M.A. Balmaseda, and T.N. Stockdale (2015): The curious case of the El Niño that never happened: A perspective from 40 years of progress in climate research and forecasting. Bull. Am. Meteorol. Soc., 96, 1647–1665, doi: 10.1175/BAMS-D-14-00089.1.
Calendar Year 2014
Cont. #: 3509
Chiodi, A.M., and D.E. Harrison (2014): Comment on Qian et al. 2008: La Niña and El Niño composites of atmospheric CO2 change. Tellus B, 66, 20428, doi: 10.3402/tellusb.v66.20428.
Cont. #: 4080
Gourdeau, L., J. Verron, A. Melet, W.S. Kessler, F. Marin, and B. Djeth (2014): Exploring the mesoscale activity in the Solomon Sea: A complementary approach with a numerical model and altimetric data. J. Geophys. Res., 119(4), 2290–2311, doi: 10.1002/2013JC009614.
Cont. #: 4203
McGregor, S., P. Spence, F.U. Schwartzkopf, M.H. England, A. Santoso, W.S. Kessler, A. Timmermann, and C.W. Böning (2014): ENSO-driven interhemispheric Pacific mass transports. J. Geophys. Res., 119(9), 6221–6237, doi: 10.1002/2014JC010286.
Cont. #: 4050
Rodrigues, R.R., and M.J. McPhaden (2014): Why did the 2011–2012 La Niña cause a severe drought in the Brazilian Northeast? Geophys. Res. Lett., 41(3), 1012–1018, doi: 10.1002/2013GL058703.
Cont. #: 4019
Sutton, A.J., R.A. Feely, C.L. Sabine, M.J. McPhaden, T. Takahashi, F.P. Chavez, G.E. Friederich, and J.T. Mathis (2014): Natural variability and anthropogenic change in equatorial Pacific surface ocean pCO2 and pH. Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 28(2), 131–145, doi: 10.1002/2013GB004679.
Cont. #: 4169
Wen, C., A. Kumar, Y. Xue, and M.J. McPhaden (2014): Changes in tropical Pacific thermocline depth and their relationship to ENSO after 1999. J. Climate, 27(19), 7230–7249, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00518.1.
Calendar Year 2013
Cont. #: 2116
Chang, A.S., M.A. Bertram, T. Ivanochko, S.E. Calvert, A. Dallimore, and R.E. Thomson (2013): Annual record of particle fluxes, geochemistry and diatoms in Effingham Inlet, British Columbia, Canada, and the impact of the 1999 La Niña event. Mar. Geol., 337, 20–34, doi: 10.1016/j.margeo.2013.01.003.
Cont. #: 3952
Feng, M., M.J. McPhaden, S.-P. Xie, and J. Hafner (2013): La Niña forces unprecedented Leeuwin Current warming in 2011. Nature Sci. Repts., 3, 1277, doi: 10.1038/srep01277.
Cont. #: 3875
Kessler, W.S., and S. Cravatte (2013): ENSO and short-term variability of the South Equatorial Current entering the Coral Sea. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 43(5), 956–969, doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-12-0113.1.
Cont. #: 3967
McGregor, S., N. Ramesh, P. Spence, M.H. England, M.J. McPhaden, and A. Santoso (2013): Meridional movement of wind anomalies during ENSO events and their role in event termination. Geophys. Res. Lett., 40(4), 749–754, doi: 10.1002/grl.50136.
Cont. #: 3977
Santoso, A., S. McGregor, F.-F. Jin, W. Cai, M.H. England, S.-I. An, M.J. McPhaden, and E. Guilyardi (2013): Late-twentieth-century emergence of the El Niño propagation asymmetry and future projections. Nature, 504, 126–130, doi: 10.1038/nature12683.
Calendar Year 2012
Cont. #: 3830
Cai, W., M. Lengaigne, S. Borlace, M. Collins, T. Cowan, M.J. McPhaden, A. Timmermann, S. Power, J. Brown, C. Menkes, A. Ngari, E. Vincent, and M. Widlansky (2012): More extreme swings of the South Pacific convergence zone due to greenhouse warming. Nature, 488, 365–369, doi: 10.1038/nature11358.
Cont. #: 3817
Davis, R.E., W.S. Kessler, and J.T. Sherman (2012): Gliders measure western boundary current transport from the South Pacific to the equator. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 42(11), 2001–2013, doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-12-022.1.
Cont. #: 3864
Massaro, R.F.S., E.H. De Carlo, P.S. Drupp, F.T. Mackenzie, S. Maenner Jones, K.E. Shamberger, C.L. Sabine, and R.A. Feely (2012): Multiple factors driving variability of CO2 exchange between the ocean and atmosphere in a tropical coral reef environment. Aquat. Geochem., 18(4), 357–386, doi: 10.1007/s10498-012-9170-7.
Calendar Year 2010
Cont. #: 3568
Huang, B., Y. Xue, A. Kumar, D. Zhang, and M.J. McPhaden (2010): The NCEP GODAS ocean analysis of the tropical Pacific mixed layer heat budget on seasonal to interannual time scales. J. Climate, 23(18), 4901-4925, doi: 10.1175/2010JCLI3373.1.
Cont. #: 3555
Lee, T., and M.J. McPhaden (2010): Increasing intensity of El Niño in the central-equatorial Pacific. Geophys. Res. Lett., 37, L14603, doi: 10.1029/2010GL044007.
Cont. #: 3320
Overland, J.E., J. Alheit, A. Bakun, J.W. Hurrell, D.L. Mackas, and A.J. Miller (2010): Climate controls on marine ecosystems and fish populations. J. Mar. Syst., 79(3–4), 305–315, doi: 10.1016/j.jmarsys.2008.12.009.
Calendar Year 2009
Cont. #: 3190
Martinez, E., A. Ganachaud, J. Lefevre, and K. Maamaatuaiahutapu (2009): Central South Pacific thermocline water circulation from a high-resolution ocean model validated against satellite data: Seasonal variability and El Niño 1997–1998 influence. J. Geophys. Res., 114, C05012, doi: 10.1029/2008JC004824.
Calendar Year 2008
Cont. #: 3204
Chiodi, A.M., and D.E. Harrison (2008): Characterizing the interannual variability of the equatorial Pacific: An OLR perspective. NOAA Tech. Memo. OAR PMEL-140, NTIS: PB2008-112890, Seattle, WA, 30 pp. [PDF Version]
Cont. #: 3086
Zhang, X., and M.J. McPhaden (2008): Eastern Equatorial Pacific forcing of ENSO sea surface temperature anomalies. J. Climate, 21(22), 6070–6079, doi: 10.1175/2008JCLI2422.1.
Calendar Year 2007
Cont. #: 2701
Lyman, J.M., G.C. Johnson, and W.S. Kessler (2007): Distinct 17- and 33-day tropical instability waves in subsurface observations. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 37(4), 855–872, doi: 10.1175/JPO3023.1.
Calendar Year 2006
Cont. #: 2565
Bond, N.A., and D.E. Harrison (2006): ENSO's effect on Alaska during opposite phases of the Arctic Oscillation. Int. J. Climatol., 26(13), 1821–1841, doi: 10.1002/joc.1339.
Cont. #: 2969
McPhaden, M.J., S.E. Zebiak, and M.H. Glantz (2006): ENSO as an integrating concept in earth science. Science, 314(5806), 1740–1745, doi: 10.1126/science.1132588.
Cont. #: 2849
Zhang, X., and M.J. McPhaden (2006): Wind stress variations and interannual sea surface temperature anomalies in the eastern equatorial Pacific. J. Climate, 19(2), 226–241, doi: 10.1175/JCLI3618.1.
Calendar Year 2005
Cont. #: 2698
Delcroix, T., M.J. McPhaden, A. Dessier, and Y. Gouriou (2005): Time and space scales for sea surface temperature in the tropical oceans. Deep-Sea Res. Part I, 52(5), 787–813, doi: 10.1016/j.dsr.2004.11.012.
Calendar Year 2004
Cont. #: 2547
Feely, R.A., R. Wanninkhof, W. McGillis, M.-E. Carr, and C.E. Cosca (2004): Effects of wind-speed and gas exchange parameterizations on the air-sea CO2 fluxes in the equatorial Pacific Ocean. J. Geophys. Res., 109(C8), C08S03, doi: 10.1029/2003JC001896.
Cont. #: 2725
Rajeevan, M., and M.J. McPhaden (2004): Tropical Pacific upper ocean heat content variations and Indian summer monsoon rainfall. Geophys. Res. Lett., 31, L18203, doi: 10.1029/2004GL020631.
Calendar Year 2002
Cont. #: 2376
Delcroix, T., and M.J. McPhaden (2002): Interannual sea surface salinity and temperature changes in the western Pacific warm pool during 1992–2000. J. Geophys. Res., 107(C12), 8002, doi: 10.1029/2001JC000862.
Cont. #: 2484
Kessler, W.S. (2002): Is ENSO a cycle or a series of events? Geophys. Res. Lett., 29(23), 2125, doi: 10.1029/2002GL015924.
Cont. #: 2369
Larkin, N.K., and D.E. Harrison (2002): ENSO warm (El Niño) and cold (La Niña) event life cycles: Ocean surface anomaly patterns, their symmetries, asymmetries, and implications. J. Climate, 15(10), 1118–1140, doi: 10.1175/1520-0442(2002)015<1118:EWENOA>2.
Cont. #: 2177
Maes, C., M.J. McPhaden, and D. Behringer (2002): Signatures of salinity variability in tropical Pacific Ocean dynamic height anomalies. J. Geophys. Res., 107(C12), 8012, doi: 10.1029/2000JC000737.
Calendar Year 2001
Cont. #: 2368
Larkin, N.K., and D.E. Harrison (2001): Tropical Pacific ENSO cold events, 1946–95: SST, SLP, and surface wind composite anomalies. J. Climate, 14(19), 3904–3931, doi: 10.1175/1520-0442(2001)014<3904:TPECES>2.
Cont. #: 2278
Turk, D., M.J. McPhaden, A.J. Busalacchi, and M.R. Lewis (2001): Remotely sensed biological production in the equatorial Pacific. Science, 293, 471–474, doi: 10.1126/science.1056449.
Cont. #: 2276
Wang, W., and M.J. McPhaden (2001): Surface layer temperature balance in the equatorial Pacific during the 1997–98 El Niño and 1998–99 La Niña. J. Climate, 14(16), 3393–3407, doi: 10.1175/1520-0442(2001)014<3393:SLTBIT>2.
Calendar Year 2000
Cont. #: 2093
Johnson, G.C., M.J. McPhaden, G.D. Rowe, and K.E. McTaggart (2000): Upper equatorial Pacific ocean current and salinity variability during the 1996–1998 El Niño–La Niña cycle. J. Geophys. Res., 105(C1), 1037–1053, doi: 10.1029/1999JC900280.
Cont. #: 2141
McPhaden, M.J., T. Delcroix, K. Hanawa, Y. Kuroda, G. Meyers, J. Picaut, and M. Swenson (2000): The ENSO observing system. In Proceedings of the International Conference on The Ocean Observing System for Climate, Session 2A, Saint-Raphael, France, 18–22 October 1999, 14 pp.
Cont. #: 2119
Meinen, C.S., and M.J. McPhaden (2000): Observations of warm water volume changes in the equatorial Pacific and their relationship to El Niño and La Niña. J. Climate, 13(20), 3551–3559, doi: 10.1175/1520-0442(2000)013<3551:OOWWVC>2.
Cont. #: 2110
Moore, C.W., D.C. McClurg, N.N. Soreide, A.J. Hermann, C.M. Lascara, and G.H. Wheless (2000): Exploring 3-dimensional oceanographic data sets on the web using Virtual Reality Modeling Language. In Proceedings of Oceans '99 MTS/IEEE Conference, Seattle, WA, 13–16 September 2000, on CD.
Cont. #: 2068
Overland, J.E., J.M. Adams, and H.O. Mofjeld (2000): Chaos in the North Pacific: Spatial modes and temporal irregularity. Prog. Oceanogr., 47, 337–354, doi: 10.1016/S0079-6611(00)00041-0.
Calendar Year 1997
Cont. #: 1697
Ando, K., and M.J. McPhaden (1997): Variability of surface layer hydrography in the tropical Pacific Ocean. J. Geophys. Res., 102(C10), 23,063–23,078, doi: 10.1029/97JC01443.
Calendar Year 1996
Cont. #: 1824
Picaut, J., M. Ioualalen, C. Menkes, T. Delcroix, and M.J. McPhaden (1996): Mechanism of the zonal displacements of the Pacific warm pool: Implications for ENSO. Science, 274(5292), 1486–1489, doi: 10.1126/science.274.5292.1486.
Calendar Year 1995
Cont. #: 1566
Kessler, W.S., and M.J. McPhaden (1995): The 1991–1993 El Niño in the central Pacific. Deep-Sea Res. Pt. II, 42(2–3), 295–333, doi: 10.1016/0967-0645(95)00041-N.
Calendar Year 1994
Cont. #: 1449
Sprintall, J., and M.J. McPhaden (1994): Surface layer variations observed in multiyear time series measurements from the western equatorial Pacific. J. Geophys. Res., 99(C1), 963–979, doi: 10.1029/93JC02809.
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