Regime shift


Regime shift

Regime shifts are defined as rapid reorganizations of ecosystems from one relatively stable state to another. In the marine environment, regimes may last for several decades and shifts often appear to be associated with changes in the climate system. In the North Pacific, climate regimes are typically described using the concept of Pacific Decadal Oscillation. Regime shifts are also found in many other variables.

External links

* [http://www.beringclimate.noaa.gov/essays_bond2.html/ Recent Shifts in the state of the North Pacific Climate System]
* [http://www.beringclimate.noaa.gov/essays_bond.html/ What differences have occurred in summer and winter weather in the Bering Sea in the past 30 years?]
* [http://www.arctic.noaa.gov/essay_bond.html/ How and why do scientists study climate change in the Arctic?]
* [http://www.arctic.noaa.gov/climate.html/ Climate index and mode information]
* [http://climatelogic.com/ShiftDetector.html Regime shift detection calculator - freely available for download]


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