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author = {Nowack, PJ and Braesicke, P and Abraham, NL and Pyle, JA},
doi = {10.1002/2016GL072418},
journal = {Geophysical Research Letters},
pages = {3858--3866},
title = {On the role of ozone feedback in the ENSO amplitude response under global warming},
url = {},
volume = {44},
year = {2017}

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AB - The El Niño–Southern Oscillation (ENSO) in the tropical Pacific Ocean is of key importance toglobal climate and weather. However, state-of-the-art climate models still disagree on the ENSO’s responseunder climate change. The potential role of atmospheric ozone changes in this context has not beenexplored before. Here we show that differences between typical model representations of ozone canhave a first-order impact on ENSO amplitude projections in climate sensitivity simulations. The verticaltemperature gradient of the tropical middle-to-upper troposphere adjusts to ozone changes in the uppertroposphere and lower stratosphere, modifying the Walker circulation and consequently tropical Pacificsurface temperature gradients. We show that neglecting ozone changes thus results in a significant increasein the number of extreme ENSO events in our model. Climate modeling studies of the ENSO often neglectchanges in ozone. We therefore highlight the need to understand better the coupling between ozone,the tropospheric circulation, and climate variability
AU - Nowack,PJ
AU - Braesicke,P
AU - Abraham,NL
AU - Pyle,JA
DO - 10.1002/2016GL072418
EP - 3866
PY - 2017///
SN - 0094-8276
SP - 3858
TI - On the role of ozone feedback in the ENSO amplitude response under global warming
T2 - Geophysical Research Letters
UR -
UR -
VL - 44
ER -