Application of a Coupled Harmonic Oscillator Model to Solar Activity and El Niño Phenomena

  • Muraki, Yasushi (Institute for Space-Earth Environment Research, Nagoya University)
  • Received : 2018.04.05
  • Accepted : 2018.05.28
  • Published : 2018.06.15


Solar activity has an important impact not only on the intensity of cosmic rays but also on the environment of Earth. In the present paper, a coupled oscillator model is proposed to explain solar activity. This model can be used to naturally reduce the 89-year Gleissberg cycle. Furthermore, as an application of the coupled oscillator model, we herein attempt to apply the proposed model to El $Ni{\tilde{n}}o$-southern oscillation (ENSO). As a result, the 22-year oscillation of the Pacific Ocean is naturally explained. Finally, we search for a possible explanation for coupled oscillators in actual solar activity.


Supported by : JSPS


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