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M. Issa Lélé and Peter J. Lamb

coincident zones of maximum horizontal velocity and moisture convergence and rainfall that are the West African manifestations of the intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ) occur a few hundred kilometers south of the ITF, where the monsoon wedge is deeper. Today, the ITF is considered to be important for not only the seasonal-to-interannual climate variability of West Africa, but also for the incidence of the region’s most serious and vector-borne infectious diseases (malaria, meningitis) and its desert

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