Challenges to coping strategies in Agrometeorology: The Southwest Pacific

  • James Salinger


The climate system in the southwest Pacific provides a large source of interannual to multidecadal fluctuations beneath a theme of regional climate warming. These provide challenges especially to coping strategies for agrometeorology in the region. The El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) provides a large source of seasonal to interannual variability across the region promoting seasons of floods and droughts, and warmer and cooler seasons at higher latitudes (Trenberth and Caron 2000).


Climate Change Coping Strategy High Latitude Regional Climate Interannual Variability 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • James Salinger
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  1. 1.National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA)AucklandNew Zealand

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