An El Niño Signal in Atmospheric Angular Momentum and Earth Rotation

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Science  27 Jul 1984:
Vol. 225, Issue 4660, pp. 411-414
DOI: 10.1126/science.225.4660.411


Anomalously high values of atmospheric angular momentum and length of day were observed in late January 1983. This signal in the time series of these two coupled quantities appears to have been a consequence of the equatorial Pacific Ocean warming event of 1982-1983.

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