convergence zone


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Related to convergence zone: Intertropical Convergence Zone

convergence zone

[kən′vər·jəns ‚zōn]
(acoustics)
A sound transmission channel produced in sea water by a combination of pressure and temperature changes in the depth range between 2500 and 15,000 feet (750 and 4500 meters); utilized by sonar systems.
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The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) reported on Saturday that Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) is now prevailing in Southern Mindanao.
They discovered evidence to suggest that during the Little Ice Age, many of the islands were considerably more arid than they are today, suggesting that the so-called intertropical convergence zone had shifted southward during that time.
The work found that the aerosols reached as far south as the Intertropical Convergence Zone, close to the equator, where trade winds swirl together and shoot hot air to high altitudes.
In the convergence zone, Intel will show the latest computers that communicate and communications and consumer electronics devices that compute.
An intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ) would bring overcast skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms over Mindanao, the weather bureau said in its forecast on Monday.