State of the Planet

News from the Columbia Climate School

North Atlantic Oscillation

  • Debunking the Solar-Cycle/North Atlantic Winter Weather Connection

    Debunking the Solar-Cycle/North Atlantic Winter Weather Connection

    The North Atlantic Oscillation is a key driver of winter weather patterns over the northern hemisphere. In recent years, research has claimed a correlation between the NAO and the 11-year solar cycle. A new paper debunks that claim.

  • Climate and Cod

    Climate and Cod

    A new study finds that the climatological phenomenon known as the North Atlantic Oscillation contributes to fluctuations in the cod population off the New England coast, and could help fishery managers protect the population from future collapse.

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  • Debunking the Solar-Cycle/North Atlantic Winter Weather Connection

    Debunking the Solar-Cycle/North Atlantic Winter Weather Connection

    The North Atlantic Oscillation is a key driver of winter weather patterns over the northern hemisphere. In recent years, research has claimed a correlation between the NAO and the 11-year solar cycle. A new paper debunks that claim.

  • Climate and Cod

    Climate and Cod

    A new study finds that the climatological phenomenon known as the North Atlantic Oscillation contributes to fluctuations in the cod population off the New England coast, and could help fishery managers protect the population from future collapse.