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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 926310, 15 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1100/2012/926310
Research Article

Rainfall Mechanisms for the Dominant Rainfall Mode over Zimbabwe Relative to ENSO and/or IODZM

1Department of Geography, Bindura University of Science Education, Bindura, Zimbabwe
2Department of Ocean Technology, Policy and Environment, University of Tokyo, Chiba 277-8563, Japan
3International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), 34151 Trieste, Italy
4Department of Geography, University of the Free State, Phuthaditjhaba, South Africa

Received 20 October 2011; Accepted 14 December 2011

Academic Editor: Soon-Il An

Copyright © 2012 Desmond Manatsa and Geoffrey Mukwada. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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