Journal article

The Influence of the Madden-Julian Oscillation on Tropical Cyclone Activity in the Fiji Region

Savin S Chand, Kevin JE Walsh

Journal of Climate | AMER METEOROLOGICAL SOC | Published : 2010

University of Melbourne Researchers


Funding Acknowledgements

The best-track tropical cyclone data were obtained from the Joint Typhoon Warning Center Web site at The NCEP-NCAR reanalysis products were also obtained online from the NOAA Web site ( The authors are thankful to Dr. Matthew Wheeler for providing the MJO indices for the period extending back to 1969 (obtained online from the Web site at http:// We also thank Professor David Karoly for his advice. We appreciate constructive comments by Professor Neville Nicholls and the other two anonymous reviewers. Finally, I acknowledge the Australian government-sponsored Endeavour Postgraduate Award under which I am doing my doctorate degree at the University of Melbourne.