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Evolving Paradigms of Climatic Processes and Atmospheric Circulation Affecting Africa

Sharon E. Nicholson.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Climate Science

P ublished online April 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology; History of Science and Technology. 14105 words.

Classic paradigms describing meteorological phenomena and climate have changed dramatically over the last half-century. This is particularly true for the continent of Africa. Our...

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The Indian Ocean Dipole

Saji N. Hameed.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Climate Science

P ublished online February 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology; History of Science and Technology; Earth Sciences and Geography. 14343 words.

Discovered at the very end of the 20th century, the Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) is a mode of natural climate variability that arises out of coupled ocean–atmosphere interaction in the Indian...

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Quaternary Climate Variation in West Africa

Timothy M. Shanahan.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Climate Science

P ublished online April 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology; History of Science and Technology. 16031 words.

West Africa is among the most populated regions of the world, and it is predicted to continue to have one of the fastest growing populations in the first half of the 21st century. More than...

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