Characteristics of the 1997/1998 El Niño cloud distributions from SAGE II observations

@inproceedings{Wang2002CharacteristicsOT,
  title={Characteristics of the 1997/1998 El Niño cloud distributions from SAGE II observations},
  author={Pei Wang and Patrick Minnis and Bruce A. Wielicki and Takmeng Wong and Robert D. Cess and Minghua Zhang and Lelia B Vann and Geoffrey S. Kent},
  year={2002}
}
[1] The present study examines the characteristics of cloud distributions with emphasis on cloud longwave radiative forcing (CLRF) during the peak of the 1997/1998 El Niño in relation to climatological conditions, based on measurements from the Stratospheric Aerosol and Gas Experiment (SAGE) II. The observed distinct cloud occurrence and CLRF during this unusual 1997/1998 El Niño constitutes a unique data set for validating and improving cloud-radiation-climate interactions in general… CONTINUE READING

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