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By Renata Dmowska, Barry Saltzman

ISBN-10: 0120188414

ISBN-13: 9780120188413

This sequence offers a venue for longer studies of present advances in geophysics. Written at a degree available to graduate scholars, the articles serve to develop wisdom of assorted fields and should be beneficial in classes and seminars.

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Exploit Markovian structure in the data in a dynamical context distinct from that of the conventional multivariate AR approach. POPs offer a philosophical appeal under certain assumptions for the governing dynamics; they invoke a specific dynamical modelᎏstochastically forced damped linear oscillatory behaviorᎏin multivariate spectral estimation. Furthermore, POPs are readily generalized to incorporate spatially variable phase information Žcomplex POPs or CPOPsᎏsee Bursor Ž1993... As long as the underlying model of stable linear dynamics is appropriate, and the climatic data series to be analyzed are long, POPs or CPOPs provide a useful means of signal detection.

1995. exploit Markovian structure in the data in a dynamical context distinct from that of the conventional multivariate AR approach. POPs offer a philosophical appeal under certain assumptions for the governing dynamics; they invoke a specific dynamical modelᎏstochastically forced damped linear oscillatory behaviorᎏin multivariate spectral estimation. Furthermore, POPs are readily generalized to incorporate spatially variable phase information Žcomplex POPs or CPOPsᎏsee Bursor Ž1993... As long as the underlying model of stable linear dynamics is appropriate, and the climatic data series to be analyzed are long, POPs or CPOPs provide a useful means of signal detection.

8. Eigenvalue spectrum of the PCA decomposition of the synthetic data set. Four eigenvectors are indicated as being statistically significant taking into account spatial autocorrelation of the gridpoint data. Thresholds for significance are shown based on the two different calculations described in the text. From Mann Ž1998.. spectrum from its red-noise floor between eigenvalues 4 and 5, so the selection of four eigenvectors seems quite natural in this case. The decomposition provided by PCA exhibits several clear shortcomings.

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