Managing Social Responses to ENSO: Lessons From History

Entry_ID: GCRIO 261 GCRIO_Inventory: 2 Entry_Title: Managing Social Responses to ENSO: Lessons From History Document_Author: Golnaraghi, Maryam Document_Author: Kaul, Rajiv Agency_Name: Harvard-CIESIN Project on Global Environmental Change
Start_Date: 1994-00-00
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Audience_Interest_Guide: Research Community
Audience_Interest_Guide: Government
Audience_Interest_Guide: Science Institutes

This paper examines the history of science and policy responses to El
Nino/Southern Oscillation (ENSO) events during the 20th century. Two case
studies from Peru and Brazil are presented along with a proposed framework
for using "scientific information in the management of social responses to
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Data_Center_Name: Harvard University
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Last_Name: Golnaraghi
First_Name: Maryam
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Division of Applied Sciences and Department of Government
Cambridge, MA 02138
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Data_Center_Name: CIESIN>Consortium for International Earth Science Information
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Storage_Medium: 47 pages printed matter
Parameter: Ocean Dynamics>Temperature
Parameter: Atmospheric Dynamics>Winds
Parameter: Atmospheric Dynamics>Atmospheric Temperature
Parameter: Atmospheric Dynamics>Pressure
Parameter: Climate Change
Discipline: Physical Sciences > Atmospheric Sciences
Discipline: Physical Sciences > Climatology
Discipline: Physical Sciences > Atmosphere
Discipline: Physical Sciences > Ocean
Discipline: Physical Sciences > Land
Discipline: Physical Sciences > Oceanography
Discipline: Life Sciences > Human Ecology
Discipline: Life Sciences > Environmental Science
Discipline: Social Sciences > History
Discipline: Multidisciplinary Sciences > Environmental Studies
Discipline: Multidisciplinary Sciences > Earth Science
Discipline: Multidisciplinary Sciences > Public Policy Studies
Location: North America > Global
Location: South America > Brazil
Location: South America > Peru
Keyword: El Nino Southern Oscillation>ENSO
Keyword: interannual climate variabilities
Keyword: socio-economic policies
Keyword: modeling
Keyword: predictions
Keyword: TOGA>Tropical Oceans Global Atmospheres
Keyword: policymakers
Keyword: Walker Circulation
Keyword: Kelvin Wave Hypothesis
Keyword: climate anomalies
Keyword: ENSO events
Keyword: ENSO prediction systems
Keyword: communication networks
Keyword: climate forecasting