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Modelling of the response of the tropical Atlantic Ocean to synoptic fluctuations of wind in the intra-tropical convergence zone

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The paper discusses the results of numerical modelling of the tropical Atlantic response to synoptic fluctuations of the wind speed zonal component within the intra-tropical convergence zone. The experiment was carried out in the framework of a multi-level non-linear baroclinic model. The impact of zonal ocean currents on the generation and propagaton of forced temperature and kinetic energy oscillations is studied.

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Androsovich, A.I., Shapiro, N.B. Modelling of the response of the tropical Atlantic Ocean to synoptic fluctuations of wind in the intra-tropical convergence zone. Soviet Journal of Physical Oceanography 3, 425–435 (1992). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02197557

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Keywords

  • Climate Change
  • Wind Speed
  • Kinetic Energy
  • Numerical Modelling
  • Atlantic Ocean