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Pacific Decadal Oscillation (“PDO”)

Filed under: — group @ 28 November 2004 - (Français)

A pattern of variability in the ocean and atmosphere that appears to be centered in the extratropical North Pacific, which emphasizes decadal, rather than interannual, timescales. Term was introduced by Mantua et al. (1997). More information on the PDO can be found here.

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