Evaluation of cloud amount trends and connections to large scale dynamics

Eills, Todd D., Stephens, Graeme L. and Thompson, David W.J. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5413-4376 (2004) Evaluation of cloud amount trends and connections to large scale dynamics. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. pp. 4069-4073. ISSN 0003-0007

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Abstract

The nature of the global cloud trends and their interactions with the Earth's climate were evaluated with respect to large scale dynamics. The Cloud Archive User Service (CLAUS) brightness temperature dataset was used to provide independent verification of the cloud amount trend. Precipitation data was also obtained from two different sources: the Global Precipitation Climatology Project (GPCP) and the Climate Prediction Center Merged Analysis of Precipitation (CMAP). Some robust trends were observed at the centers of action located in the tropical Pacific Ocean near the dateline and the positive trend located over Indonesia.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: atmospheric science,sdg 13 - climate action ,/dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/1900/1902
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Science > School of Environmental Sciences
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Date Deposited: 18 Aug 2022 13:32
Last Modified: 24 Sep 2022 07:06
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/87479
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