convergence zone


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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Meanwhile, Mindanao and Palawan are expected to experience cloudy skies with isolated rain showers and thunderstorms due to an Intertropical Convergence Zone and southwest monsoon, respectively.
The spokesperson of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) Thursday said at least 67 heads of cattle were killed by flooding, not caused by Domeng, but due to the effects of the Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ).
Lamb suspects that the drought/SST pattern, which shifts the region of highest sea surface temperatures 300 km to the south, similarly shifts the so-called intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ), where wind fields from the two hemispheres meet.
The Davao region in Mindanao, meanwhile, will be affected by the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) which will likewise bring isolated rain showers.

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