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SST – convection relation over tropical oceans

@inproceedings{Sabina2012SSTC,
  title={SST – convection relation over tropical oceans},
  author={T. P. Sabina and C. A. Babub and P. V. Josephb},
  year={2012}
}
According to current knowledge, convection over the tropical oceans increases with sea surface temperature (SST) from 26 to 29 °C, and at SSTs above 29 °C, it sharply decreases. Our research shows that it is only over the summer warm pool areas of Indian and west Pacific Oceans (monsoon areas) where the zone of maximum SST is away from the equator that this kind of SST-convection relationship exists. In these areas (1) convection is related to the SST gradient that generates low-level moisture… 
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