AGU “Research Spotlight”

A recent publication for the AGU’s Geophysical Research Letters by MWAC’s Dietmar Dommenget, entitled “The slab ocean El Niño”, has been selected to feature in the “Research Spotlight” section of the AGU’s weekly newsletter Eos. The Research Spotlight section highlights new, noteworthy, and interesting results published in the AGU’s journals, and aims to place those results in broader context.

Using a series of numerical models each with a simple representation of the ocean, Dietmar’s research paper has identified that El Niño-like variations in sea surface temperature can develop, forced solely by the atmosphere. This finding contrasts with the current understanding of El Niño, in which ocean dynamics are believed to control the evolution of El Niño/La Niña events.

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