[MJO, PDO, NAO, et al.]
Jan Null, CCM
Golden Gate Weather Services
  • As we learn more about the interaction of the atmosphere and oceans the wealth of accumulated knowledge becomes a veritable alphabet soup of acronyms.  This page is designed to serve as a jumping off point for information and data about some of these interactions.
    Common acronyms:
    • AO:  Arctic Oscillation
    • AAO:  Antarctic Oscillation
    • ENSO:  El Niño Southern Oscillation
    • MJO:  Madden-Julian Oscillation
    • NAO:  North American Oscillation
    • OLR:  Outgoing Longwave Radiation
    • PDO:  Pacific Decadal Oscillation
    • PNA:  Pacific North American
    • SOI:  Southern Oscillation Index
    MJO Resources PDO Resources OTHER Resources
    Current MJO Daily Indices PDO Overview El Niño/La Niña Resource page
    Monitoring MJO CPC PDO Backgrounder ENSO Glossary
    MJO and "Pineapple Express" Current PDO Conditions AO Index
    COMET MJO Tutorial   Pacific North America
    MJO Tutorial N. Hemisphere Teleconnections
    MJO Explainer (U. Wyoming)   Climate Diagnostic Bulletin

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