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Journal Article: BibTeX citation key:  Diedhiou1998b
Diedhiou, A., Janicot, S., Viltard, A., De Félice, P. & Laurent, H. (1998) A fast moving easterly wave in West Africa troposphere. IN Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, 69. 39–47.
Added by: Serge Janicot 2008-12-12 16:01:54    Last Edited by: Fanny Lefebvre 2010-11-18 15:43:39
Categories: Monsoon system and its variability
Keywords: Intraseasonal variability
Creators: Diedhiou, De Félice, Janicot, Laurent, Viltard
Collection: Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics
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This paper documents a tropospheric synoptic-scale wavelike disturbance over Northern Africa and the tropical Atlantic during summer, in the 3.-5. day band period, different from the African wave. It has a velocity of 10-12 degree longitude per day instead of 6-8, a slighter shorter period, i.e. 3.5 instead of 4.5 days. It is best seen between 5~176 N whilst the African wave has its largest amplitude about 12 ~ N. The data used are NCEP/NCAR reanalyses and radiosonde data.
Added by: Fanny Lefebvre    Last Edited by: Fanny Lefebvre