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Mean climate and seasonal cycle. / Fink, Andreas H.; Engel, Thomas; Ermert, Volker; Van Der Linden, Roderick; Schneidewind, Malvin; Redl, Robert; Afiesimama, Ernest; Thiaw, Wassila M.; Yorke, Charles; Evans, Matthew; Janicot, Serge.

Meteorology of Tropical West Africa: The Forecasters' Handbook. Wiley;, 2017. p. 1-39.

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Fink, AH, Engel, T, Ermert, V, Van Der Linden, R, Schneidewind, M, Redl, R, Afiesimama, E, Thiaw, WM, Yorke, C, Evans, M & Janicot, S 2017, Mean climate and seasonal cycle. in Meteorology of Tropical West Africa: The Forecasters' Handbook. Wiley;, pp. 1-39. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118391297.ch1

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Fink, A. H., Engel, T., Ermert, V., Van Der Linden, R., Schneidewind, M., Redl, R., ... Janicot, S. (2017). Mean climate and seasonal cycle. In Meteorology of Tropical West Africa: The Forecasters' Handbook (pp. 1-39). Wiley;. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118391297.ch1

Vancouver

Fink AH, Engel T, Ermert V, Van Der Linden R, Schneidewind M, Redl R et al. Mean climate and seasonal cycle. In Meteorology of Tropical West Africa: The Forecasters' Handbook. Wiley;. 2017. p. 1-39 https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118391297.ch1

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Fink, Andreas H. ; Engel, Thomas ; Ermert, Volker ; Van Der Linden, Roderick ; Schneidewind, Malvin ; Redl, Robert ; Afiesimama, Ernest ; Thiaw, Wassila M. ; Yorke, Charles ; Evans, Matthew ; Janicot, Serge. / Mean climate and seasonal cycle. Meteorology of Tropical West Africa: The Forecasters' Handbook. Wiley;, 2017. pp. 1-39

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