Figure 15. Observed solar and MLD annual harmonics at 110W

Diagram to show the relative phases of the annual harmonic components of solar radiation and MLD from TAO buoys. Black, red and green curves show the total, 1 cpy and 2 cpy solar variations (W/m2). The light blue curve is the mean + 1 cpy variation of MLD, while the dark blue curve is the remainder (approximately equal to the 2 cpy variation) (meters). Note the partially out of phase relation of the 1 cpy signals, and the nearly in-phase relation of the 2 cpy signals.
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