FIGURE 4.9 (a) Global residual SST pattern from which the linearly related ENSO variability has been removed. (b) Time series of the pattern displayed in (a), which indicates that the ENSO-like pattern primarily shows decadal- to century-scale variability. SOURCE: Zhang et al. (1997). Courtesy of the American Meteorological Society.

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