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published by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
This NASA page offers a brief introduction to the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ). It includes a summary of how the ITCZ is formed along with a high-definition picture of the region.
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Image credit: GOES Project Science Office; larger image This resource was a Physics To Go feature from July 16, 2009 until August 1, 2009. View the feature here!


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Keywords: intertropical convergence zone, meteorology, trade winds, weather
Record Creator: Metadata instance created June 23, 2009 by Raina Khatri
Record Updated: Mar 10, 2010 by Lyle Barbato
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(National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, 2009), WWW Document, (http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=703).
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Earth Observatory: The Intertropical Convergence Zone, (National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, 2009), <http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=703>.
APA Format
Earth Observatory: The Intertropical Convergence Zone. (2009, April 1). Retrieved October 24, 2014, from National Aeronautics and Space Administration: http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=703
Chicago Format
National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Earth Observatory: The Intertropical Convergence Zone. Washington: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, April 1, 2009. http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=703 (accessed 24 October 2014).
MLA Format
Earth Observatory: The Intertropical Convergence Zone. Washington: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2009. 1 Apr. 2009. 24 Oct. 2014 <http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=703>.
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