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The influence of Arctic amplification on mid-latitude summer circulation

Overview of attention for article published in Nature Communications, August 2018
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23 news outlets
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539 tweeters
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Title
The influence of Arctic amplification on mid-latitude summer circulation
Published in
Nature Communications, August 2018
DOI 10.1038/s41467-018-05256-8
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Authors

D. Coumou, G. Di Capua, S. Vavrus, L. Wang, S. Wang

Abstract

Accelerated warming in the Arctic, as compared to the rest of the globe, might have profound impacts on mid-latitude weather. Most studies analyzing Arctic links to mid-latitude weather focused on winter, yet recent summers have seen strong reductions in sea-ice extent and snow cover, a weakened equator-to-pole thermal gradient and associated weakening of the mid-latitude circulation. We review the scientific evidence behind three leading hypotheses on the influence of Arctic changes on mid-latitude summer weather: Weakened storm tracks, shifted jet streams, and amplified quasi-stationary waves. We show that interactions between Arctic teleconnections and other remote and regional feedback processes could lead to more persistent hot-dry extremes in the mid-latitudes. The exact nature of these non-linear interactions is not well quantified but they provide potential high-impact risks for society.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 164 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 50 30%
Student > Ph. D. Student 32 20%
Unspecified 21 13%
Student > Bachelor 15 9%
Student > Master 13 8%
Other 33 20%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Earth and Planetary Sciences 88 54%
Environmental Science 28 17%
Unspecified 27 16%
Physics and Astronomy 5 3%
Chemistry 3 2%
Other 13 8%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 618. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 17 July 2019.
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