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Large-scale Modes of Variability

Large-scale modes of variability are common patterns in our climate. They are often the reason behind extreme weather events, like floods or storms, which makes them very important for predicting future weather. 

Our research aims to improve long-term weather forecasting by finding out exactly how large-scale modes of variability influence the weather, how to predict their behaviour, and how the patterns are affected by climate change.

The most well-known large-scale modes of variability are the North Atlantic Oscillation and the El Nino Southern Oscillation.