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The Asian Summer Monsoon

Characteristics, Variability, Teleconnections and Projection

1st Edition - July 13, 2019

Authors: Yunyun Liu, Ping Liang, Ying Sun

Language: English
Paperback ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 1 5 8 8 1 - 4
eBook ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 1 6 5 3 1 - 7

The Asian Summer Monsoon: Characteristics, Variability, Teleconnections and Projection focuses on the connections between the Indian Summer and East Asian Summer Monsoons,… Read more

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The Asian Summer Monsoon: Characteristics, Variability, Teleconnections and Projection focuses on the connections between the Indian Summer and East Asian Summer Monsoons, also including the South China Sea Summer Monsoon. While these systems have profound differences, their interactions have significant impacts on the climatic regimes in the region and throughout the world. In summer, the ASM engine pumps moisture transported across thousands of miles from the Indian and Pacific Oceans to the monsoon regions, producing heavy rains over south and east Asia and its adjacent marginal seas. This book reviews the different subsystems and their impact, providing guidance to enhance prediction models.