Essays about: "Intertropical convergence zone"

Found 2 essays containing the words Intertropical convergence zone.

  1. 1. Eastern Tropical Pacific ITCZ and Lightning Activity

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Luft-, vatten och landskapslära

    Author : Freja Söderberg; [2014]
    Keywords : Intertropical convergence zone; Lightning activity; Eastern tropical Pacific;

    Abstract : This study has been performed as a pilot study for a project regarding the meridional migration of the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) and its relationship with lightning activity in the Eastern Tropical Pacific (ETP). Objectives of this study were to analyze and improve lightning data to be used for such a study and to decide on a method and proper time scale of data analysis and ITCZ index development for this study. READ MORE

  2. 2. Investigations of a stalactite from Al Hota cave in Oman and its implications for palaeoclimatic reconstructions

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Geologiska institutionen

    Author : Donna Bou-Rabee; [2013]
    Keywords : vätskeinneslutningar; droppstenar; Arabien; Oman; Al Hota; monsoon; speleothem; cave; isotope; climate; monsun; ITCZ; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Speleothems and other cave sediments have proven to be valuable tools for climate reconstructions. They allow to reconstruct the changes of temperatures and precipitation over time even in arid areas where other types of sedimentary archives are scarce or even non-existent. READ MORE