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Zhou et al. 2012

Zhou, T.H., M.A. Geller, and W. Lin, 2012: An observational study on the latitudes where wave forcing drives Brewer-Dobson upwelling. J. Atmos. Sci., 69, 1916-1935, doi:10.1175/JAS-D-11-0197.1.

The 40-yr ECMWF Re-Analysis (ERA-40) data are analyzed to demonstrate that wave forcing at lower latitudes plays a crucial role in driving the tropical upwelling portion of the Brewer-Dobson circulation. It is shown that subtropical wave forcing is correlated with tropical upwelling on both intraseasonal and interannual time scales when transient waves are taken into account, and that tropical wave forcing exerts its influence on tropical upwelling via its body force on the zonal mean flow.

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@article{zh05100g,
  author={Zhou, T. H. and Geller, M. A. and Lin, W.},
  title={An observational study on the latitudes where wave forcing drives Brewer-Dobson upwelling},
  year={2012},
  journal={J. Atmos. Sci.},
  volume={69},
  pages={1916--1935},
  doi={10.1175/JAS-D-11-0197.1},
}

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TY  - JOUR
ID  - zh05100g
AU  - Zhou, T. H.
AU  - Geller, M. A.
AU  - Lin, W.
PY  - 2012
TI  - An observational study on the latitudes where wave forcing drives Brewer-Dobson upwelling
JA  - J. Atmos. Sci.
VL  - 69
SP  - 1916
EP  - 1935
DO  - 10.1175/JAS-D-11-0197.1
ER  -

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