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On the relationship between the 10.7 cm solar flux, surface pressure and air temperature over Greece

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The behaviour of the 10.7 cm solar flux, surface air temperature and sea surface pressure are discussed on the basis of the 11-year solar cycle and the Quasi-Biennial Oscillation (QBO) over Greece. In this respect a strong negative correlation was identified between the 11-year solar cycle and the sea surface pressure during the winter west phase years of the QBO, while a similar correlation was found between the sea surface pressure differences estimated between stations located in northern and southern regions of Greece, and the 11-year solar cycle. On the contrary, for the same QBO period, a strong positive correlation was observed between the 11-year cycle and the surface air temperature in Greece in agreement with recently published results. Considering the east phase QBO years, no correlation was identified between the 10.7 cm solar flux and the sea surface pressure and surface air temperature over Greece.

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Varotsos, C.A., Dris, N.A., Asimakopoulos, D.N. et al. On the relationship between the 10.7 cm solar flux, surface pressure and air temperature over Greece. Theor Appl Climatol 46, 27–32 (1992). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00866444

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Keywords

  • Waste Water
  • Pressure Difference
  • Surface Pressure
  • Southern Region
  • Strong Positive Correlation