North Atlantic Oscillation

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NAO signal

Statistical techniques

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Data Analysis

Climate variability

Climate predictability

(e.g. Preisendorfer, 1988)

Data:     

 where  are projection of   on the eigenvectors  of the covariance matrix R associated to the analyzed data field.

                                                   

                                                                           

 For each eigenvalue  , the fraction of total variance associated to each is:                                                             .

 

 

 

 

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