latitude band


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latitude band

An area bounded between two parallels of latitude around the earth. See latitude.
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The daily statistics of the four TMPA-RT datasets against the gauge-adjusted V7 product are summarized in Table 1 for land, ocean, and global domains in the latitude band 50[degrees]N/S for different seasons.
Now, the GPM project is adopting the new Goddard profiling algorithm (a multichannel physical approach that has been named GPROF2014) to unify all of the available microwave observations over the latitude band 68[degrees]N/S so as to provide, for the first time, adequate sampling and accuracy of precipitation (both rain and snow) as calibrators beyond TRMM's 37[degrees]N/S band.
7 to 3 percent during that time in the latitude band between New Orleans and the Arctic Circle.
soybean genotypes are classified into 13 "maturity groups," which represent areas of adaptation generally corresponding to latitude bands.
Eventually a whole hemisphere undergoes change, but it gets there by these jumps at specific latitude bands at different times in the season," Robert West, a Cassini imaging team member at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, said in a statement Thursday.
We designed a series of model experiments to examine how effective thermal forcing in different latitude bands is at shifting the ITCZ.
While other researchers studying similar data have grouped stations in latitude bands, Karoly broke the hemisphere up into boxes based on latitude and longitude.