The tropical Atlantic surface wind divergence belt and its effect on clouds

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Y. Tubul; I. Koren; O. Altaratz; (2015)
  • Publisher: Copernicus Publications
  • Journal: Earth System Dynamics (issn: 2190-4979, eissn: 2190-4987)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5194/esd-6-781-2015
  • Subject: Science | Q | Geology | QE1-996.5 | Dynamic and structural geology | QE500-639.5

A well-defined surface wind divergence (SWD) belt with distinct cloud properties forms over the equatorial Atlantic during the boreal summer months. This belt separates the deep convective clouds of the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) from the shallow mar... View more
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