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dc.contributor.author Mosquera Vásquez, Kobi Alberto
dc.contributor.author Dewitte, Boris
dc.contributor.author Illig, Serena
dc.date.accessioned 2018-09-12T11:14:40Z
dc.date.available 2018-09-12T11:14:40Z
dc.date.issued 2014-10
dc.identifier.citation Mosquera‐Vásquez, K., Dewitte, B., & Illig, S. (2014). The Central Pacific El Niño intraseasonal Kelvin wave.==$Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 119$==(10), 6605-6621. https://doi.org/10.1002/2014JC010044 es_ES
dc.identifier.govdoc index-oti2018
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12816/2928
dc.description.abstract In this study, we document and interpret the characteristics of the IntraSeasonal Kelvin wave (ISKw) in the Pacific over the 1989–2011 period, based on observations, a linear model, and the outputs of an Ocean General Circulation Model (OGCM). We focus on the wave activity during the Central Pacific (CP) El Niño events contrasting with the extraordinary El Niño of 1997/1998. We find that the ISKw activity is enhanced in Austral summer (spring) in the central Pacific (west of ∼120°W) during CP El Niño events. The linear model experiment indicates that the Austral summer peak is wind‐forced, while the Austral spring peak is not and consequently results from nonlinear processes. In addition, a strong dissipation of the ISKws is observed east of 120°W which cannot be accounted for by a linear model using a Rayleigh friction. A vertical and horizontal mode decomposition of the OGCM simulation further confirms the sharp changes in characteristics of the ISKws as well as the reflection of the latter into first‐meridional Rossby wave at the longitude where the maximum zonal gradient of the thermocline is found (∼120°W). Our analysis suggests that the confinement of CP El Niño warming in the central Pacific may result from the reinforcement of the zonal gradient in stratification associated with the La Niña‐like conditions since the late of the 1990s, leading to scattering of the energy of the ISKws in the eastern Pacific. es_ES
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dc.language.iso eng es_ES
dc.publisher American Geophysical Union (AGU) es_ES
dc.relation.ispartof urn:issn:2169-9275
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess es_ES
dc.rights.uri (c) American Geophysical Union es_ES
dc.subject Central Pacific El Niño es_ES
dc.subject Intraseasonal Rossby wave es_ES
dc.subject Intraseasonal Kelvin wave es_ES
dc.subject ENSO es_ES
dc.title The Central Pacific El Niño intraseasonal Kelvin wave es_ES
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article es_ES
dc.subject.ocde http://purl.org/pe-repo/ocde/ford#1.05.00 es_ES
dc.subject.ocde http://purl.org/pe-repo/ocde/ford#1.05.09 es_ES
dc.subject.ocde http://purl.org/pe-repo/ocde/ford#1.05.11 es_ES
dc.identifier.journal Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans es_ES
dc.description.peer-review Por pares es_ES
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.1002/2014JC010044 es_ES

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