The Intertropical Convergence Zone in the South Atlantic and the Equatorial Cold Tongue.

  title={The Intertropical Convergence Zone in the South Atlantic and the Equatorial Cold Tongue.},
  author={Semyon A. Grodsky and James A. Carton},
  journal={Journal of Climate},
Recent observations from the QuikSCAT and Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission satellites, as well as a longer record of Special Sensor Microwave Imager winds are used to investigate the existence and dynamics of a Southern Hemisphere partner to the intertropical convergence zone in the tropical Atlantic Ocean. The southern intertropical convergence zone extends eastward from the coast of Brazil in the latitude band 10 8‐38S and is associated with seasonal precipitation exceeding 6 cm month 21… 

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