publication . Article . 2016

The East Asian subtropical summer monsoon: Recent progress

Boqi Liu;
Open Access
  • Published: 17 May 2016 Journal: Journal of Meteorological Research, volume 30, pages 135-155 (issn: 2095-6037, eissn: 2198-0934, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Springer Science and Business Media LLC
Abstract
The East Asian subtropical summer monsoon (EASSM) is one component of the East Asian summer monsoon system, and its evolution determines the weather and climate over East China. In the present paper, we firstly demonstrate the formation and advancement of the EASSM rainbelt and its associated circulation and precipitation patterns through reviewing recent studies and our own analysis based on JRA-55 (Japanese 55-yr Reanalysis) data and CMAP (CPC Merged Analysis of Precipitation), GPCP (Global Precipitation Climatology Project), and TRMM (Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission) precipitation data. The results show that the rainy season of the EASSM starts over the r...
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