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Low-latitude circulations

  • Masaki Satoh
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Abstract

The low-latitude circulations of the atmosphere are associated with hydrological circulations, and the large-scale circulations in low latitudes can be characterized by organized moist convection. In low latitudes, convection occurs in the form of moist convection associated with latent heat release.

Keywords

Zonal Wind Potential Temperature Meridional Circulation Walker Circulation Hadley Circulation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Masaki Satoh
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  1. 1.Atmosphere and Ocean Research InstituteThe University of TokyoKashiwaJapan

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