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CL2.9

Teleconnections: dynamics, predictability, impacts
Convener: Bo Christiansen  | Co-Conveners: Frank Kwasniok , Uwe Ulbrich , Maarten Ambaum , Julie Jones 
Oral Programme
 / Fri, 08 Apr, 10:30–12:00  / Room 16
Poster Programme
 / Attendance Fri, 08 Apr, 13:30–15:00  / Display Fri, 08 Apr, 08:00–17:00  / Hall XL
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Atmospheric large-scale climate modes, teleconnections, and climate regimes play a key role in understanding climate variability over a wide range of spatial and temporal scales.

Several major topics will be considered in this session:

1) Theoretical advances in identification and understanding the large-scale modes.

2) The impacts of the large scale on different time scales.

3) The predictability of the large-scale modes.

4) The application of new linear or non-linear statistical methods to the investigation of the large-scale modes.

5) Decadal variability variability and trends in large-scale modes as derived from observational data, high resolution proxy data, and long-term model simulations.

Among the modes covered are the North Atlantic Oscillation, the Arctic Oscillation/Northern Annular Mode, Southern Annular Mode, the Pacific-North American pattern, the Pacific Decadal Oscillation, and the Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation.