Cluster analysis of the Northern Hemisphere wintertime 500-hPa height field: Spatial patterns

Cheng, Xinhua; Wallace, John M.
August 1993
Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences;8/15/93, Vol. 50 Issue 16, p2674
Academic Journal
Applies a hierarchical cluster analysis on the Northern Hemisphere wintertime ten-day low-pass-filtered height field. Empirical orthogonal functions (EOF) analysis of the anomaly fields; Cluster analysis of the total and anomaly fields; Regional flow regimes; Properties of the clusters; Relation between clusters and the leading EOFs.


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