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Subsidence near equator

Asnani, GC (1967) Subsidence near equator. Nature, 214. pp. 73-75.

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ACCORDING to the classical concept of general circulation of the Earth's atmosphere, two tropical Hadley cells give a large scale vertical upward motion on both sides of the equator. Contrary to this concept, there were some early observations, and many more satellite cloud observations in the past few years, which suggest subsidence somewhere very close to the equator. These observations are briefly summarized as follows. (a) Pilots crossing the equator during the Second World War frequently reported relative clearance of clouds over the equator compared

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Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology
Depositing User: IITM Library
Date Deposited: 14 May 2016 06:00
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