Essays Tagged: "Intertropical Convergence Zone"

Kenya: Climate Report

actors As Kenya straddles the equator, the rainy seasons reflect the biannual passage of the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ), the equatorial trough of low pressure, across the country - s ... much of the country is surprisingly low and rather variable from year to year. This is because the intertropical belt of cloud and rain, or the ITCZ, passes rather quickly across Kenya in April and O ...

(6 pages) 25 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Meteorology

Hadley Cells

ar the surface that flows toward the equator is low pressure, it replaces the rising air leading to Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) where the trade winds converge. These winds are then turned to ...

(2 pages) 3 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Atmospheric Sciences