The vertical cloud structure of the West African monsoon: A 4 year climatology using CloudSat and CALIPSO

Stein, THM, Parker, DJ, Delanoe, J et al. (5 more authors) (2011) The vertical cloud structure of the West African monsoon: A 4 year climatology using CloudSat and CALIPSO. Journal of Geophysical Research D: Atmospheres, 116 (22). D22205. ISSN 2169-897X

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Authors/Creators:
  • Stein, THM
  • Parker, DJ
  • Delanoe, J
  • Dixon, NS
  • Hogan, RJ
  • Knippertz, P
  • Maidment, RI
  • Marsham, JH
Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: (c) 2011, American Geophysical Union. Reproduced in accordance with the publisher's self-archiving policy.
Keywords: African easterly jet; Annual rainfall; CALIPSO; Cloud structure; Cloud types; CloudSat; Convective activity; Convective systems; Deep convection; Diurnal signals; Global climates; Identification of individuals; Lidar profiles; Precipitation structure; Profiling radar; Shallow clouds; Summer monsoon; Supercooled liquids; Thin cirrus; West African Monsoon; Zonal means
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  • Published: 19 November 2011
Institution: The University of Leeds
Academic Units: The University of Leeds > Faculty of Environment (Leeds) > School of Earth and Environment (Leeds)
Depositing User: Symplectic Publications
Date Deposited: 17 Oct 2013 11:08
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2013 09:28
Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2011JD016029
Status: Published
Publisher: American Geophysical Union
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1029/2011JD016029
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