Articles | Volume 11, issue 1
Earth Syst. Dynam., 11, 17–34, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-11-17-2020
Earth Syst. Dynam., 11, 17–34, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-11-17-2020

Research article 17 Jan 2020

Research article | 17 Jan 2020

Tropical and mid-latitude teleconnections interacting with the Indian summer monsoon rainfall: a theory-guided causal effect network approach

Giorgia Di Capua et al.

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Drivers from both the mid-latitudes and the tropical regions have been proposed to influence the Indian summer monsoon (ISM) subseasonal variability. To understand the relative importance of tropical and mid-latitude drivers, we apply recently developed causal discovery techniques to disentangle the causal relationships among these processes. Our results show that there is indeed a two-way interaction between the mid-latitude circulation and ISM rainfall over central India.
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