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Definition of the noun Teleconnection

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  1. [meteorology] A causal link between two or more distant weather systems


Teleconnection in atmospheric science refers to climate anomalies being related to each other at large distances. The most emblematic teleconnection is that linking sea-level pressure at Tahiti and Darwin, Australia, which defines the Southern Oscillation.

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Google previewEmpirical Methods in Short-Term Climate Prediction (2006)

by Huug van den Dool

Working definition A teleconnection is a simultaneous significant2 temporal. 1 In doing so we realize that teleconnections defined as simultaneous have no predictive value as such.

Google previewAn Introduction to the Meteorology and Climate of the Tropics (2016)

by J. F. P. Galvin

Indeed, the vertical and meridional motion of air from the tropics is connected, albeit weakly, to broad‐scale weather throughout the extra‐tropics The most notable teleconnection is that between the central Pacific and North America in the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Antarctic (2007)

by Beau Riffenburgh

A teleconnection is a positive or negative correlation in the fluctuations of an atmospheric field, or fields, at widely separated points, and is mostly applied to variability that occurs on monthly or longer time- scales. Several teleconnections can ...

Google previewNational water summary (1991)

by Geological Survey (U.S.)

teleconnection. A teleconnection is a correlation between ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Environmental Change (2013)

Three Volume Set by John A Matthews

GS teleconnection The linking of environmental events in time and place, especially the connection of CLIMATIC VARIATIONS at locations that are geographically remote (typically, thousands of kilometres distant). Teleconnection is possible ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Geography, 15 Volume Set (2017)

People, the Earth, Environment and Technology by Douglas Richardson, Noel Castree, Michael F. Goodchild, Audrey Kobayashi, Weidong Liu, Richard A. Marston

History of teleconnections research and teleconnections in climate history Teleconnection studies have a long history. The term dates back to Angström ( 1935) but studies of climatic fluctuation patterns include H.H. Hildebransson's ( 1897) ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Modern Coral Reefs (2010)

Structure, Form and Process by David Hopley

Multi-century coral oxygen isotope records from the central and western Indian Ocean however, reveal a clear ENSO teleconnection, whereby during El Niño events western Indian Ocean SSTs are warmer (Charles et al., 1997; Cole et al., ...

Google previewClimate Change: An Encyclopedia of Science and History [4 volumes] (2013)

An Encyclopedia of Science and History by Brian C. Black, David M. Hassenzahl Ph.D., Jennie C. Stephens, Gary Weisel, Nancy Gift

is the most significant atmosphereocean teleconnection, and it currently oscillates between an on and an off mode. Increasing global temperatures are expected to interact ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change (2008)

by S. George Philander

Examples of these metrics are major features of atmospheric variability, such as tropical and extratropical cyclones; detailed balances, such as water vapor convergence over continents or river basins; teleconnection patterns, such as El ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Environment and Conservation (2017)

by Michael Allaby, Chris Park

superadiabatic lapse rate supercell supercooled supercooled water supersaturated air supersaturation surface air temperature surface hoar surface wind synoptic meteorology taku teleconnection temperate climate thermal low thermograph ...

Google previewThe Environment Dictionary (2002)

by David Kemp

TELECONNECTION Figure T-3 Experimental technique for the in situ extraction of oil from tar sands hydrocarbon. Major tar sand deposits are located in Venezuela, the United States and Russia, but by far the largest deposits are those in ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of World Climatology (2008)

by John E. Oliver

As noted for climate variations in other parts of the world, the ENSO teleconnection is not stable through time. In the Pacific sector of West Antarctica a change in the relationship between ENSO and the poleward flux of moisture evidently ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Snow, Ice and Glaciers (2011)

by Vijay P. Singh, Pratap Singh, Umesh K. Haritashya

Conversely, large-scale climate teleconnection patterns have been shown to influence snow depth, particularly over North America. Many of these studies are motivated largely by socioeconomic issues such as water supply in the western ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Physical Geography (2015)

by David S. G. Thomas

Teleconnections are normally described by statistical relationships depicting the amount of shared variance between two regions or between two atmospheric phenomena. Descriptively, a teleconnection might associate changes in the surface ...

Google previewDictionary of Energy (2014)

by Cutler J. Cleveland, Christopher G. Morris

teleconnection Earth Science. a phenomenon in which weather ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Agriculture and Food Systems (2014)

Other large-scale circulation patterns Even though ENSO is the most well-known large-scale climate variability pattern, there are a number of other climate teleconnection patterns that affect, to varying degrees, local weather conditions and ...

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