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Top-of-atmosphere (TOA) Radiation Budget
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Atmospheric General Circulation Hadley Cell
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Global Energy Transport
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EQ. 30S 30N Global Vegetation Distribution To frst order, high density vegetation (green) is associated with high precipitation and low density vegetation/deserts
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Unformatted text preview: (brown) associated with low precipitation. Note: Desert “bands” centered around latitudes 30 degrees N/S where persistent downward motion exists (associated with Hadley cell) and suppresses precipitation....
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2010 for the course CEE 150 taught by Professor Margoolis during the Fall '10 term at UCLA.

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