Symmetries and Asymmetries of the Southern Annular Mode


The Southern Annular Mode is described most of the time as a zonally symmetric pattern, even though its deviations from zonally symmetry are noticeable. How important are these deviations? Have they changed over time? Do they participate in the same mechanisms and impacts as the symmetrical part of the SAM?

Feb 10, 2021
Elio Campitelli
Elio Campitelli
Atmospheric Scientist

I’m interested in open source, atmospheric sciences and R programming.