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### Linear and non linear relationship in MET office data - A-level maths

I am looking for relationships between different variables in a set of MET office data. The data set is for the months May to October in 2015 and 1987 in various places in the UK. The variables ...
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### How to remove the ENSO signal on ocean bottom pressure data?

I am trying to remove the possible effect of El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) phenomenon on sea bottom pressure records (sensor 4, 5 & 7, see map) that are located in front of the Pacific coast ...
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### Correlation calculation of masked array:

I have a sea surface temperature time series, and I want to calculate the (Pearson) correlation coefficients among the nodes in the tropics (30.0N to 30S). In the time series, the land information is ...
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### Extent of desert area influence in local climate

With reference to this image...: ...from this recent tweet, I was wondering to what extent would Mediterranean regions be affected by the large desert areas to its South? "Affected", here meaning ...
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### How to obtain the correlation between monthly streamflows based on physical concepts?

I've been tasked with generating synthetic streamflow scenarios through disaggregation. First, I will generate 50 years of streamflow data. For that, I will probably use a simple model as AR(1) or an ...
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### Correlation and causation

Linear correlation (Pearson's) is vastly applied in meteorology/climatology to assess the relationship between two variables, say precipitation and SST, for example. However, we know that correlation ...
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### How can I analyze how environmental conditions are related among different sites?

I want to analyze how the environmental conditions along the migratory route of a bird are related to the environmental conditions found at the breeding ground (which it is at high latitudes and we ...
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### Is there a reliable way to identify regions with negatively-correlated winds?

When examining the potential for large-scale electricity grids, and when identifying the lowest-cost ways to generate clean electricity, a recurring theme is of spreading wind generation across a wide-...
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