Tree-ring analysis of winter climate variability and ENSO in Mediterranean California

Woodhouse, C. A. (2006) Tree-ring analysis of winter climate variability and ENSO in Mediterranean California. Il nuovo cimento C, 29 (1). pp. 65-71. ISSN 1826-9885

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The feasibility of using tree-ring data as a proxy for regional precipitation and ENSO events in the Mediterranean region of California is explored. A transect of moisture-sensitive tree-ring sites, extending from southwestern to northcentral California, documents regional patterns of winter precipitation and replicates the regional response to ENSO events in the 20th century. Proxy records of ENSO were used with the tree-ring data to examine precipitation/ENSO patterns in the 18 and 19th centuries. Results suggest some temporal and spatial variability in the regional precipitation response to ENSO over the last three centuries.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Paper presented at the Workshop on “Historical Reconstruction of Climate Variability and Change in Mediterranean Regions”, Bologna, October 5-6, 2004.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Climatology ; El Nino ; Other topics in hydrospheric and atmospheric geophysics
Subjects: 500 Scienze naturali e Matematica > 550 Scienze della Terra > 551.6 Climatologia e tempo atmosferico (Classificare qui i lo studio dei Cambiamenti climatici)
Depositing User: Marina Spanti
Date Deposited: 18 Mar 2020 16:16
Last Modified: 18 Mar 2020 16:16

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