From the euphoria experienced on a sunny day to the melancholy that often accompanies a stretch of rainy days, the impact of weather on our mood has long been a topic of interest. However, recent research suggests that the weather’s influence extends beyond temporary mood shifts and can significantly impact mental health. This article delves […]
The Madden-Julian Oscillation: Phases, Impacts on Ocean Temperatures, and Weather Patterns in the U.S.
The Madden-Julian Oscillation (MJO) is an essential component of our global climate system. Named after Roland Madden and Paul Julian, the two scientists who discovered it in the early 1970s, the MJO is an eastward-moving wave of rain and thunderstorms that circles the globe along the equator every 30 to 60 days. Unlike other prominent […]