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Koster et al. 1986

Koster, R., J. Jouzel, R. Suozzo, G. Russell, W. Broecker, D. Rind, and P. Eagleson, 1986: Global sources of local precipitation as determined by the NASA/GISS GCM. Geophys. Res. Lett., 13, 121-124, doi:10.1029/GL013i002p00121.

The origin of water precipitating in different geographic regions is investigated with the NASA/GISS GCM. Water evaporating from various source regions is "tagged" and then followed as a tracer in four model simulations, one for each season. The contributions of source region evaporations to simulated rainfall at specific locations is tabulated. The results show that in the summer, water vapor for midlatitude and high latitude precipitation tends to be recycled locally, whereas low latitude continental precipitation is more dependent on oceanic moisture sources.

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@article{ko01100t,
  author={Koster, R. and Jouzel, J. and Suozzo, R. and Russell, G. and Broecker, W. and Rind, D. and Eagleson, P.},
  title={Global sources of local precipitation as determined by the NASA/GISS GCM},
  year={1986},
  journal={Geophys. Res. Lett.},
  volume={13},
  pages={121--124},
  doi={10.1029/GL013i002p00121},
}

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TY  - JOUR
ID  - ko01100t
AU  - Koster, R.
AU  - Jouzel, J.
AU  - Suozzo, R.
AU  - Russell, G.
AU  - Broecker, W.
AU  - Rind, D.
AU  - Eagleson, P.
PY  - 1986
TI  - Global sources of local precipitation as determined by the NASA/GISS GCM
JA  - Geophys. Res. Lett.
VL  - 13
SP  - 121
EP  - 124
DO  - 10.1029/GL013i002p00121
ER  -

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