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Geography Factsheet: 227. North Atlantic Oscillation: El Niño's Atlantic Partner

  • Geography Factsheet: 227. North Atlantic Oscillation: El Niño’s Atlantic Partner

Geography Factsheet: 227. North Atlantic Oscillation: El Niño's Atlantic Partner

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    The media often attributes unusual weather patterns to El Niño - Southern Oscillation (ENSO). Yet there is another large-scale climate pattern that has been overlooked. It’s El Niño’s fickle Atlantic sister, the North Atlantic Oscillation. First noticed by Norse seafarers many centuries ago,it is the most significant driver of climate variability in the middle and high latitudes of the Northern Hemisphere. It regularly stirs up trouble in Europe, Canada, and the eastern United States yet when did you last hear about it? Have you ever heard about it?