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The X of the text is the sum of Xo and Xa . The box has an ocean surface temperature T and an ocean-to-atmosphere non-radiant energy ﬂux LE+H of latent (LE ) and sensible (H) heat. The fractional cloud cover of the box is θ. , one at the top of the atmosphere and one at the ocean surface. The cheating took the form of a sort of subsidiary extremum principle. It was assumed that, given a particular net horizontal energy ﬂux into a zone, its cloud cover and surface temperature would adopt values such that the vertical ﬂux LE+H from surface to atmosphere would be the maximum allowed by the two energy balance equations.
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