On the use of composite analyses to form physical hypotheses: An example from heat wave - SST associations
Ghyslaine Boschat, Ian Simmonds, Ariaan Purich, Tim Cowan, Alexandre Bernardes Pezza
Scientific Reports | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2016
Awarded by Australian Research Council
This work has been financially supported by the Australian Research Council grants numbers DP140102855 and DP120103950. T.C. and A.P. are supported by the Goyder Institute for Water Research, and the Australian Climate Change Science Program. The T<INF>max</INF> and T<INF>min</INF> data at Perth station can be downloaded at http://www.bom.gov.au/climate/data/ and the ERA-Interim data is available at http://apps.ecmwf.int/datasets/data/interim-fulldaily. We acknowledge the World Climate Research Programme's Working Group on Coupled Modelling, which is responsible for CMIP, and thank the various climate groups for producing and making their model output available. Finally, we thank Dr P. Terray for the use of his STATPACK statistical set of tools.