Dr. Rebecca Cheetham, Instrat®
Forecasts for the 2009 Northwest Pacific season will be issued by the Guy Carpenter Asia-Pacific Climate Impact Centre (GCACIC) in April and June. Forecasts from the GCACIC are statistical predictions, with predictors drawn from a large group of indices that represent atmospheric and oceanographic conditions in the previous year up to spring of the current year. Most prominent indicators include the proxies for the El Nino/Southern Oscillation (ENSO), the extent of the subtropical ridge and the intensity of the India-Burma trough.1
- Julian Alovisi, Assistant Vice President, Instrat
- Verification of Forecasts of Tropical Cyclone Activity over the Western North Pacific in 2008, January 2009, http://www.cityu.edu.hk/gcacic/2008_verification.htm.
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