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Monsoons over China

Series: Atmospheric and Oceanographic Sciences Library Volume: 16

By: Ding Yihui

432 pages, 318 illus


Hardback | Dec 1994 | #156708 | ISBN: 0792317572
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The monsoon over China is one of the major components of the global circulation patterns. A remarkable relationship exists between this part of the monsoon and other world regions. However, in western countries little is yet known about monsoons over China.
This monograph provides a systematic and comprehensive description of the major aspects of monsoons over China. Special emphasis is put on fluctuations of the monsoon on various scales and the effects of the Tibetan Plateau on the monsoon.


One; The Summer Monsoon in East Asia. ;Two; The Winter Monsoon in East Asia. ;Three; The Short-Range Fluctuations of Monsoons and Their Association with the Major Weather Events in China. ;Four; The Medium and Long-Range Fluctuations of Monsoons and Their Association with Floods and Droughts over China. ;Five; Effects of the Tibetan Plateau (Qinghai-Xizang) on the Monsoon. ;Six; Heat, Moisture and Energy Budgets over the Monsoon Regions of China and Some Aspects of Monsoon Dynamics.

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