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  author = {{Picon}, L. and {Fongang}, S. and {Seze}, G. and {Desbois}, M.
  title = {{African and Atlantic short-term climatic variations described from Meteosat water vapor channel}},
  journal = {Annales Geophysicae},
  year = 1995,
  month = jul,
  volume = 13,
  pages = {768-781},
  abstract = {{Pluriannual series of Meteosat-2 water vapor (WV) images are used to
build average maps of decadal and monthly brightness temperatures in the
6.3 {\micro}m channel. This processing is applied to all the 3-hourly
scenes, clear or cloudy, for July 1983 to July 1987. The ISCCP
cloudiness analyses confirm that the warmest spots in the monthly WV
images correspond to scenes either clear or covered with low clouds,
whereas the coldest areas correspond to scenes where cloud tops above
440 hPa frequently occur. The WV statistics are then used to
characterize seasonal and interannual variations of both the ITCZ
(InterTropical Convergence Zone) and the warm (dry) areas, corresponding
to subtropical subsidence. Thanks mainly to the seasonal variations,
relationships between the variations in the ITCZ and in dry subtropical
areas can be studied. It is shown that, for the Meteosat sector, a
wetter subtropical high troposphere is associated with an enhanced
activity of the ITCZ, and vice versa. For this area where the
north-south assymetry is large, the negative water vapor feedback
previously proposed seems not to occur.
  doi = {10.1007/s00585-995-0768-6},
  adsurl = {},
  adsnote = {Provided by the SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System}
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