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Title: Impacts of Local Convective Processes on Rain on the Caribbean Island of Puerto Rico

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1];  [2];  [2]; ORCiD logo [3]
  1. Department of Mathematics, Engineering, and Computer ScienceLaGuardia Community College Long Island City NY USA
  2. NOAA CREST and Department of Mechanical EngineeringThe City College of New York New York NY USA
  3. Department of Agronomy ‐ Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences, and Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary SciencesPurdue University West Lafayette IN USA
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USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1560187
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1560191
Grant/Contract Number:  
P031M105066
Resource Type:
Published Article
Journal Name:
Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres Journal Volume: 124 Journal Issue: 12; Journal ID: ISSN 2169-897X
Publisher:
American Geophysical Union (AGU)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

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Hosannah, N., González, J. E., Lunger, C., and Niyogi, D. Impacts of Local Convective Processes on Rain on the Caribbean Island of Puerto Rico. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1029/2018JD029825.
Hosannah, N., González, J. E., Lunger, C., & Niyogi, D. Impacts of Local Convective Processes on Rain on the Caribbean Island of Puerto Rico. United States. doi:10.1029/2018JD029825.
Hosannah, N., González, J. E., Lunger, C., and Niyogi, D. Tue . "Impacts of Local Convective Processes on Rain on the Caribbean Island of Puerto Rico". United States. doi:10.1029/2018JD029825.
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