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Upscaling impact of wind/sea surface temperature mesoscale interactions on southern Africa austral summer climate

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Mesoscale sea surface temperature (SST) variability plays an important role in shaping local atmospheric boundary layers through thermodynamic processes. This study focuses on the upscaling effects of mesoscale SST gradients in sensitive areas on the southern Africa regional atmospheric circulation. Using regional atmospheric model sensitivity experiments which differ only in the mesoscale SST forcing characteristics (either the full spectrum of SST variability or only its large‐scale compone...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1002/joc.5726

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Environmental Change Institute
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Institut de Recherche et de Developement More from this funder
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Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons Ltd Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Climatology Journal website
Volume:
38
Issue:
12
Pages:
4651-4660
Publication date:
2018-08-05
Acceptance date:
2018-05-19
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EISSN:
1097-0088
ISSN:
0899-8418
Source identifiers:
868266
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pubs:868266
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uuid:7b885b2b-af70-4437-b122-42098dddd803
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pubs:868266
Deposit date:
2018-07-12

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