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https://doi.org/10.5194/osd-3-1637-2006
https://doi.org/10.5194/osd-3-1637-2006
06 Oct 2006
 | 06 Oct 2006
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Interannual variability and future projection of summertime ocean wave heights in the western North Pacific

W. Sasaki, T. Hibiya, and T. Kayahara

Abstract. A 70-yr (from 1985–1995 to 2055–2065) change of decadal mean summertime extreme significant wave heights (SWH) in the western North Pacific under CO2-induced global warming condition is projected. For this purpose, possible atmospheric fields under future global warming are derived from 10-yr time-slice experiments using a T106 AGCM. The future changes of SWH are assessed by an empirical approach, where possible changes of SWH are estimated using a linear regression model which shows an empirical relationship between SWH anomalies and an eastward shift of the monsoon trough. It is projected that SWH increases by up to ~0.4 m over a wide area of the western North Pacific.

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W. Sasaki, T. Hibiya, and T. Kayahara
 
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