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Pacific Ocean Equatorial Temperature and Wind

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Title:Pacific Ocean Equatorial Temperature and Wind
Authors:Montgomery, R.B.
Date Issued:Oct 1973
Publisher:University of Hawaii Press
Citation:Montgomery RB. 1973. Pacific Ocean equatorial temperature and wind. Pac Sci 27(4): 406-408.
Abstract:Equatorial ocean temperatures at long. 1650 W during 1957-1971
are presented. Their correlation with Canton Island surface wind is found
to be -0.57, which is not so close as might be expected from a recent paper by
Hires and Montgomery. When the annual cycles are removed, the correlation becomes
- 0.69. The annual cycle of Canton Island wind shows a primary maximum
in August and a secondary maximum in February-March, somewhat inverse to
the previously found cycle of equatorial temperature.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/10125/820
ISSN:0030-8870
Appears in Collections: Pacific Science Volume 27, Numbers 4, 1973


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