Tag Archives: Antarctic oscillation

New paper shows negative cloud feedback associated with SAM

A paper published Friday in the Journal of Geophysical Research (GRL) finds that a known and natural atmospheric oscillation, the Southern Annular Mode or SAM, is correlated with observed increases in cloud cover resulting in regional cooling of approximately -2.5C. … Continue reading

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Some interesting thoughts on Antarctic peninsula warming

Since there is a discussion going on over at RC on Eric Steig’s recent RC post here that criticizes the paper by O’Donnell et al. in the Journal of Climate, and the O’Donnell et al group are working on a … Continue reading

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