A comparison of the Hadley circulation in modern reanalyses

  title={A comparison of the Hadley circulation in modern reanalyses},
  author={Justin P. Stachnik and Courtney Schumacher},
  journal={Journal of Geophysical Research},
[1] Previous studies using reanalysis data suggest an intensification and poleward expansion of the tropical Hadley circulation (HC) throughout the twentieth century, yet the HC climatology and trends remain undocumented for many of the newest reanalyses. An intercomparison of eight reanalyses is presented to better elucidate the mean state variability and trends concerning HC intensity and width. Significant variability between reanalyses was found in the mean HC intensity with less… 

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