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Compendium of marine species from New Caledonia

  title={Compendium of marine species from New Caledonia},
  author={C. Payri and B. R. Forges and F. Colin},
  • C. Payri, B. R. Forges, F. Colin
  • Published 2006
  • Geography
  • The southwest Pacifie Ocean represents a unique region in the world due to the presence of the only intertropical atmospheric convergence zone in the southern hernisphere. Near the northwest boundary of Australia the effect of the monsoon regime is also felt and both the Coral and Solomon Seas are under its influence. Despite such a strong seasonal forcing the main signaIs at seasonal to interannual timescales are linked to the variability of the ENSO phenomenon. Since the time of the TOGA… CONTINUE READING
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