US Climate Variability and Predictability Program

MJO WG Resources

Madden, R. A., and P. R. Julian (1971), Detection of a 40-50 day oscillation in the zonal wind in the tropical Pacific, J. Atmos. Sci., 28, 702-708.

Working Group Publications

J. Gottschalck, M. Wheeler, K. Weickmann, F. Vitart, N. Savage, H. Lin, H. hendon, D. Waliser, K. sperber, M. Nakagawa, C. prestrelo, M. Flatau, and W. Higgins, 2010: A Framework for Assessing Operational Madden-Julian Oscillation Forecasts: A CLIVAR MJO Working Group Project. BAMS, September, pp1247-1258.

CLIVAR Madden-Julian Oscillation Working Group, 2009: MJO Simulation Diagnostics. J. Climate, 22, 3006-3030.

Kim D, Sperber K, Stern W, Waliser D, Kang I, Maloney E, Wang W, Weickmann K, Benedict J,Khairoutdinov M (2009) Application of MJO Simulation Diagnostics to Climate Models. Journal of Climate 22(23): 6413

Sperber, K R and D E Waliser, 2008: New approaches to understanding, simulating, and forecasting the Madden-Julian Oscillation. Bull. Amer. Meteorol. Soc. 89, 1917-1920.

Waliser, D E and K R Sperber, 2006: U.S. CLIVAR Madden-Julian Oscillation Working Group (MJOWG). CLIVAR Exchanges No 38, page 7. (Unpublished manuscript).

Waliser, D E and K R Sperber, 2006: U.S. CLIVAR Madden-Julian Oscillation Working Group (MJOWG) Meeting Report. U.S. CLIVAR Variations, Vol. 4, No. 3, page 6-7. (unpublished manuscript)


Madden, R. A., and P. R. Julian (1994), Observations of the 40-50-Day Tropical Oscillation - a Review, Monthly Weather Review, 122, 814-837.

Lau, W. K. M., and D. E. Waliser (Eds.) (2005), Intraseasonal Variability of the Atmosphere-Ocean Climate System, 474 pp., Springer, Heidelberg, Germany.

Zhang, C. (2005), The Madden Julian Oscillation, Reviews of Geophysics, 43, RG2003, doi:10.1029/2004RG000158.

Waliser, D. E. (2006), Intraseasonal Variability, in The Asian Monsoon, edited by B. Wang, p. 844 Springer, Heidelberg, Germany.

Multi-Model Analyses

Slingo, J. M., et al. (1996), Intraseasonal oscillations in 15 atmospheric general circulation models: Results from an AMIP diagnostic subproject, Clim. Dyn., 12, 325-357.

Sperber, K. R., et al. (2000), Predictability and the relationship between subseasonal and interannual variability during the Asian summer monsoon, Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 126, 2545-2574.

Waliser, D. E., et al. (2003), AGCM simulations of intraseasonal variability associated with the Asian summer monsoon, Clim. Dyn., 21, 423-446.

Lin, J. L., et al. (2006), Tropical intraseasonal variability in 14 IPCC AR4 climate models. Part I: Convective signals., J. Climate, In Press.

Zhang, C, M. Dong, H. H. Hendon, E. D. Maloney, A. Marshall, K. R. Sperber, and W. Wang, 2005: Simulations of the Madden-Julian Oscillation in Four Pairs of Coupled and Uncoupled Global Models. Climate Dynamics, DOI: 10.1007/s00382-006-0148-2.

MJO Documents

MJO Working Group Proposal

MJO Working Group Prospectus Revised Spring 2006

BAMS Report from ENSO-MJO Workshop

Report from NASA Subseasonal Workshop

Report from NASA/USCLIVAR MJO Workshop

Report from ECMWF-MJO Workshop Fall 2003

The Experimental MJO Prediction Project

Report from the Trieste Organized Convection/MJO Workshop Spring 2006

MJOWG presentation at the WGNE Systematic Errors Workshop February 2007

Report of the US CLIVAR MJO Working Group April 2008

US CLIVAR Summit presentation July 2008

Indian Ocean 2011 Experiment Presentation


MJO Simulation Metrics

CPC Intraseasonal Monitoring, Outlooks, Links to Weather and Educational Materia

CPC hazards assessment

CPC MJO Weekly Update

CDC MJO experimental prediction website

CDC MJO monitoring page

Australian Bureau of Meteorology MJO monitoring and prediction web site