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Oceanic and terrestrial sources of continental precipitation
(American Geophysical Union 50:1-41, 2012-11-08)
The most important sources of atmospheric moisture at the global scale are herein identified, both oceanic and terrestrial, and a characterization is made of how continental regions are influenced by water from different ...
Central America and the Caribbean
This chapter provides summaries of the 2015 temperature and precipitation conditions across seven broad regions: North America, Central America and the Caribbean, South America, Africa, Europe, Asia, and Oceania. In most ...
The Caribbean Low-Level Jet, the Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone and Precipitation Patterns in the Intra-Americas Sea: A Proposed Dynamical Mechanism
Data from the Global Precipitation Climatology Project covering Central America, the Caribbean Sea, the eastern tropical Pacific and northern South America are used to compute four indexes that describe characteristics ...