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South Asian Summer Monsoon

Processes, Prediction, and Societal Impacts

  • 1st Edition - February 1, 2025
  • Authors: Madhavan Nair Rajeevan, Parthasarathi Mukhopadhyay, Arindam Chakraborty
  • Language: English
  • Paperback ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 4 4 3 - 2 3 9 4 5 - 8
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 4 4 3 - 2 3 9 4 4 - 1

South Asian Summer Monsoon: Processes, Prediction, and Societal Impacts provides the latest knowledge on the South Asian monsoon climate using modern climate data and model pre… Read more

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South Asian Summer Monsoon: Processes, Prediction, and Societal Impacts provides the latest knowledge on the South Asian monsoon climate using modern climate data and model predictions.

The authors provide a summary of new knowledge gained over the past three decades, which has greatly improved understanding of South Asian climate. This interdisciplinary reference book provides a stronger understanding of the monsoon environment and new information on the structure and dynamics of monsoon weather systems, onset and withdrawal processes, South Asian monsoon variability at all time scales from Diurnal to multi-decadal, and human influence on the changing monsoon climate. The book also provides the present status and capability of short-to-medium range, extended-range, and seasonal monsoon prediction methods. Finally, the authors discuss the role of monsoon forecasts for sectoral applications in agriculture, water resources, drought and flood management, disaster management, public health, and energy.

South Asian Summer Monsoon: Processes, Prediction, and Societal Impacts is a valuable resource for anyone studying the South Asian climate and the widespread impact of monsoons.