latitude band


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latitude band

Any latitudinal strip, designated by accepted units of linear or angular measurement, which circumscribes the Earth. Also called latitudinal band.
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For example, the white ovals just south of the GRS first appeared in the late 1930s not as discrete spots but rather as high-altitude clouds and haze that suddenly inundated their latitude band, probably related to a large convective event.
For the West African cloud cover data, the team zeroed in on a latitude of 10-20[degrees]N, because "[t]hat's basically the latitude band where these thunderstorms develop and where these waves and disturbances move out over the Atlantic," explains Price.
The biggest disturbance Cassini had previously witnessed on Saturn occurred in a latitude band in the southern hemisphere called "Storm Alley" because of the prevalence of thunderstorms in this region.
The geographical latitudinal coordinates were transformed into numeric values so that the degrees of the center of the latitude band were expressed using hundredth of minutes (Eg.
5a, the systematic underestimations with uncalibrated TMPA-RT were also alleviated after the CCA calibration over the ocean, especially for the latitude band 20[degrees]N/S (Fig.
None of the 1,558-or-so clear images of sites in that latitude band shows a dust devil in action.
Titan's orientation during the observing run restricted the specular reflections to a narrow latitude band centered at 26[degrees] south.