Warren White is supported by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration under Contract NA27GPO-539, by the Office of Global Programs of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA NA 47GP0-188) in concert with the Scripps–Lamont Consortium on the Ocean’s Role in Climate, by the National Science Foundation (OCE-9401514) in concert with the World Ocean Circulation Experiment. Support also is given by the Scripps Institution of Oceanography of the University of California, San Diego. I thank Dan Cayan for allowing me to use his partition of COADS latent heat flux anomalies into gradient-induced and wind-induced components. I thank programmers Ted Walker and Jeffrey Annis for their efforts in conducting analyses utilized in this study, and I appreciate the efforts of Andrea Fincham in preparing the final figures.
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