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Variability of the South Pacific Convergence Zone and its influence on the general atmospheric circulation
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-11-15)
Intense atmospheric convection associated with the South Pacific Convergence Zone (SPCZ) significantly impacts basin-scale circulation patterns over the Pacific. We explore dynamical processes which foster changes in ...
Climate dynamics of the South Pacific Convergence Zone and similarities with other subtropical convergence zones in the Southern Hemisphere
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-11-15)
Three semi-permanent cloud bands exist in the Southern Hemisphere extending southeastward from the equator, through the tropics, and into the subtropics. The most prominent of these features occurs in the South Pacific and ...