Impact of declining Arctic sea ice on winter snowfall

Liu, Jiping, Judith A. Curry, Huijun Wang, Mirong Song, and Radley M. Horton. "Impact of declining Arctic sea ice on winter snowfall." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) 109 (2012): 4074-4079.

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"Here we demonstrate that the decrease in autumn Arctic sea ice area is linked to changes in the winter Northern Hemisphere atmospheric circulation that have some resemblance to the negative phase of the winter Arctic oscillation. However, the atmospheric circulation change linked to the reduction of sea ice shows much broader meridional meanders in midlatitudes and clearly different interannual variability than the classical Arctic oscillation."

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