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Deep convection over Africa: annual cycle, ENSO, and trends in the hotspots

Abstract:

Africa is one of the three key regions of deep convection in the global tropics. There is a wealth of information on the intensity, variability and change of convection and associated rainfall in regions across the continent but almost all of this literature is regionally focused and confined to specific seasons. This fragmented approach precludes a continent-wide view of deep convection leaving the following key issues unanswered: When is deep convection the most wide-spread across Africa? W...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1175/jcli-d-19-0274.1

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Geography
Oxford college:
Christ Church
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-6902-8699
Publisher:
American Meteorological Society
Journal:
Journal of Climate More from this journal
Volume:
32
Issue:
24
Pages:
8791–8811
Publication date:
2019-10-07
Acceptance date:
2019-10-03
DOI:
EISSN:
1520-0442
ISSN:
0894-8755
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:1071559
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uuid:0cfb07b3-338a-40b1-ae12-23aebd46275c
Local pid:
pubs:1071559
Source identifiers:
1071559
Deposit date:
2019-11-13

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