Regime scale climate forcing of salmon populations in the Northwest Pacific - Some new thoughts and findings
Francis, R.C., and S.R. Hare. 1997. Regime scale climate forcing of salmon populations in the Northwest Pacific - Some new thoughts and findings. pp.113-128. In R.L. Emmett and M.H. Schiewe (eds.), Estuarine and Ocean Survival of Northeastern Pacific Salmon.U.S> Department of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memo, NMFS-NWFSC-29, 313 pp.
Recent work has shown that Alaska salmon population production responds to regime-scale (interdecadal) climate forcing, manifesting itself in low frequency and rather abrupt jumps which correspond very closely to similar abrupt shifts in North Pacific atmosphere and ocean climate.
UW Climate Impacts Group