Pacific Transition (PT) Teleconnection Patterns from NOAA/Climate Prediction Center
Entry ID: NOAA_NWS_CPC_PT

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Summary
Abstract: [Source: NOAA Climate Prediction Center, http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/ ]

The Pacific Transition pattern is prominent between May-August. The mode consists of a wave-like pattern of height anomalies, which extends from the Gulf of Alaska eastward to the Labrador Sea, and is aligned along the 40oN latitude circle. The prominent centers of action have a similar sign, and are located over the ... View entire text
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Caption:  Plotted historical PT Pattern
Description:  Plotted historical PT Pattern

 
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 60.0   S: 0.0   E: -30.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: NOAA/NWS/CPC
Dataset Title: Pacific Transition Teleconnection Pattern
Dataset Series Name: NOAA/NWS/CPC Indices and Forecasts
Dataset Release Date: ongoing
Dataset Release Place: Camp Springs, MD
Dataset Publisher: NOAA National Weather Service, Center for Climate Prediction
Online Resource: http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/data/teledoc/pt.shtml
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1950-01-01
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution Range: Monthly - < Annual
Data Set Progress
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Originating Center
Data Center
Climate Prediction Center, National Centers for Environmental Prediction, National Weather Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/
Dataset ID: Pacific Transition Pattern

Data Center Personnel
Name: ED O'LENIC
Email: Ed.Olenic at noaa.gov
Distribution
Distribution Media: online www
Distribution Format: ascii
Fees: none
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: Ed.Olenic at noaa.gov
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Publications/References
Bell, G. D., and J. E. Janowiak, 1995: Atmospheric circulation during
the Midwest floods of 1993. Bull. Amer. Met. Soc., 76, 681-696
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-02-20
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-11-05
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