Arctic Oscillation: Climate Variability in Great Lakes

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The Arctic Oscillation (North Atlantic Oscillation) is a dominant mode of variability in the middle and high latitudes of the northern hemisphere.  This is a project to support the development of briefing material for the National Park Service in August 2013. 

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  1. All About Arctic Climatology and Meteorology Website
  2. Annular modes in the extratropical circulation. Part II: Trends Journal Article (refereed)
  3. Arctic Oscillation in Winter Website
  4. Arctic warming, increasing snow cover and widespread boreal winter cooling Journal Article (refereed)
  5. Cold winter extremes in northern continents linked to Arctic sea ice loss Journal Article (refereed)
  6. Communication of the role of natural variability in future North American climate Journal Article (refereed)
  8. Disagreement between predictions of the future behavior of the Arctic oscillation as simulated in Two different climate models: Implications for global warming Journal Article (refereed)
  9. Evaluation of the North Atlantic Oscillation as simulated by a coupled climate model Journal Article (refereed)
  10. Evidence linking Arctic amplification to extreme weather in mid-latitudes Journal Article (refereed)
  11. Figure: Arctic Oscillation (Positive and Negative Phase) Figure
  12. Global population dynamics and hot spots of response to climate change Journal Article (refereed)
  13. Has the Northern Hemisphere been warming or cooling during the boreal winter of the last few decades? Journal Article (refereed)
  14. How linear is the Arctic Oscillation response to greenhouse gases? Journal Article (refereed)
  15. Impact of declining Arctic sea ice on winter snowfall Journal Article (refereed)
  16. Implications of changes in the Northern Hemisphere circulation for the detection of anthropogenic climate change Journal Article (refereed)
  17. Interannual variability of Great Lakes ice cover and its relationship to NAO and ENSO
  18. James Hurrell's web page Website
  19. Lagged relationships between North American snow mass and atmospheric teleconnection indices Journal Article (refereed)
  20. North Atlantic climate variability: The role of the North Atlantic Oscillation Journal Article (refereed)
  21. Rood: Thinking about the Arctic Oscillation (NPS Webinar) Presentation
  22. Superstorm Sandy A Series of Unfortunate Events? Journal Article (refereed)
  23. Temporal and Spatial Variability of Great Lakes Ice Cover, 1973-2010 Journal Article (refereed)
  24. The Arctic and Antarctic oscillations and their projected changes under global warming Journal Article (refereed)
  25. The Arctic Oscillation signature in the wintertime geopotential height and temperature fields Journal Article (refereed)
  26. The Atmospheric Response to Projected Terrestrial Snow Changes in the Late Twenty-First Century Journal Article (refereed)
  27. The Atmospheric Response to Three Decades of Observed Arctic Sea Ice Loss Journal Article (refereed)
  28. The North Atlantic Oscillation and greenhouse-gas forcing Journal Article (refereed)
  29. The North Atlantic Oscillation as an indicator for greenhouse-gas induced regional climate change Journal Article (refereed)
  30. The recent shift in early summer Arctic atmospheric circulation Journal Article (refereed)
  31. The Seasonal Atmospheric Response to Projected Arctic Sea Ice Loss in the Late Twenty-First Century Journal Article (refereed)
  32. Winter severity in the Great Lakes region: a tale of two oscillations Journal Article (refereed)

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