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https://doi.org/10.5194/wcd-1-225-2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/wcd-1-225-2020
Research article
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05 May 2020
Research article |  | 05 May 2020

Nonlinearity in the tropospheric pathway of ENSO to the North Atlantic

Bernat Jiménez-Esteve and Daniela I. V. Domeisen

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Atmospheric predictability over Europe on subseasonal to seasonal timescales remains limited. However, the remote impact from the El Niño–Southern Oscillation (ENSO) can help to improve predictability. Research has suggested that the ENSO impact in the North Atlantic region is affected by nonlinearities. Here, we isolate the nonlinearities in the tropospheric pathway through the North Pacific, finding that a strong El Niño leads to a stronger and distinct impact compared to a strong La Niña.