Saturday, May 06, 2017

Sea Level and ENSO

I was looking around on Aviso's sea level FTP page, and came across this interesting graph, showing how sea level correlates with ENSOs.

MEI = Multivariate ENSO Index
MSL = Mean sea level. "Detrended" means the difference from the linear trend.

Added 5/7: Here's another one, right on the top page of the CU Sea Level page:

1 comment:

@whut said...

Partly the inverted barometer effect. But there are other factors at work:

Becoming clear that ENSO is driven by a linisolar forcing mechanism and one that has been consistent over the last 400 years.

Fresh meat for a science journalist that wants a scoop.