[MJO , PDO et al.]

Jan Null, CCM
Golden Gate Weather Services

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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 Overview ENSO Resource page
Monitoring MJO ESR PDO Page ENSO Glossary
Current OLR Anomaly PDO and Climate Forecasting AO Index
MJO and "Pineapple Express" Current PDO Data Table PNA
COMET MJO Tutorial   N. Hemisphere Teleconnections
MJO Tutorial   Climate Diagnostic Bulletin
MJO Explainer (U. Wyoming)    

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