Solar Influence Around Various Places: Robust Solar Signal on Climate

  • Indrani Roy
Part of the Springer Atmospheric Sciences book series (SPRINGERATMO)


This chapter focused on the detected robust solar signal on climate. It presented some observational results that identified solar signature on sea level pressure (SLP), sea surface temperature (SST) and annual mean air temperature. A technique of Multiple Linear Regression (MLR) methods was discussed, and a detected significant signal on SLP around Aleutian Low (AL) was analysed. A solar signal was observed around AL and Pacific High also using other techniques. In terms of SST, the region of tropical Pacific was addressed. One study noted an in-phase relationship between the Sun and tropical Pacific SST, and another study even observed a phase locking between those. A widely debated study that used the method of solar maximum compositing on tropical Pacific SST was presented discussing the methodology.


Sea Level Pressure Sea Surface Temperature Aleutian Low Pacific High Multiple Linear Regression Compositing Technique Solar Peak Year Compositing Centre of Action 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Indrani Roy
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  1. 1.Mathematics and Physical SciencesUniversity of Exeter, College of EngineeringExeterUK

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