Research model shows monsoon change in India may be result of manmade aerosols

Sep 30, 2011 by Bob Yirka report

(PhysOrg.com) -- A research team from Princeton has developed a model that they say shows that manmade aerosols in the atmosphere are in part responsible for the decrease in rainfall in India’s north central regions and for an increase in the south during the annual monsoon season. Massimo A. Bollasina, Yi Ming and V. Ramaswam write in their paper published in the journal Science, that aerosols created by burning fossil fuels has changed the weather dynamic in southeast Asia.

In their paper, the team says that prior to human interference, the season came about as warm most air gathered over the Indian and Arabian seas (due to more sunlight in the summer months), then traveled northeasterly (because air moves naturally from high pressure systems to low) where it was pushed higher up into the atmosphere due to the heat from the ground below. As it moved higher, it cooled, causing the creation of clouds and eventually the formation of raindrops which began to fall, resulting in massive amounts of rain in the north central regions.

In the latter half of the last century however, things changed due to the rapid increase in the amount of aerosols being pumped into the atmosphere from the burning of fossil fuels and from cook fires. Such activities, the researchers say, effectively created a sort of umbrella over that reflected back some of the heat from the sun, cooling the surface, which meant that not as much moist air was pulled up from the ocean, resulting in less rain falling in the more northern regions and more rain falling in the south and in the ocean. Their model also accounts for the increase in in neighboring Pakistan where flooding due to excess rain has been in the news of late.

The model was developed in hopes of explaining the real world measured changes in rainfall in the area. Records indicate that rainfall in north central India has fallen by as much as 10% during the time period 1950 to 1999, which for India is serious business as up to 80% of the rain the country gets occurs during the monsoon season.

On a positive note, Ming points out that , unlike greenhouse gas emissions, don’t linger in the for very long, thus, if changes are made in particle emissions, its likely patterns would soon return to normal.

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More information: Anthropogenic Aerosols and the Weakening of the South Asian Summer Monsoon, Science, Published Online September 29 2011, DOI: 10.1126/science.1204994

ABSTRACT
Observations show that South Asia underwent a widespread summertime drying during the second half of the 20th century, but it is unclear whether this trend was due to natural variations or human activities. We used a series of climate model experiments to investigate the South Asian monsoon response to natural and anthropogenic forcings. We find that the observed precipitation decrease can be attributed mainly to human-influenced aerosol emissions. The drying is a robust outcome of a slowdown of the tropical meridional overturning circulation, which compensates for the aerosol-induced energy imbalance between the northern and southern hemispheres. These results provide compelling evidence of the prominent role of aerosols in shaping regional climate change over South Asia.

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OdieNewton
3 / 5 (4) Sep 30, 2011
Fossil fuel emissions reflect heat back into space? And they're also supposed to create a greenhouse effect? I think there needs to be some research into this instead of just making and comparing models... I mean our knowledge of the weather is helter-skelter at best, without introducing man made variables.
omatumr
1.4 / 5 (10) Sep 30, 2011
burning fossil fuels has changed the weather dynamic


But the German journalist the German, Quirin Schiermeier, published WikiLeaks "news" in Nature magazine that UNs Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) is but a fig leaf for wealth transfers from industrialized nations to poor developing nations:

www.powerlineblog...arce.php

www.nature.com/ne...20110929

This seems to be a complete reversal of policy at Nature magazine, which banned me from posting comments on reports published there after I publicly called for the resignation of the editor, Dr. Philip Campbell, for publishing misinformation about the influence of Earth's heat source - the Sun - on Earth's changing climate.

Dr. Campbell and NPG were informed of my message.

With kind regards,
Oliver K. Manuel
Former NASA Principal
Investigator for Apollo
http://myprofile....anuelo09
ArtflDgr
1 / 5 (5) Sep 30, 2011
who knew that hairnet spray was like a nuclear weapon
omatumr
1.1 / 5 (9) Sep 30, 2011
who knew that hairnet spray was like a nuclear weapon


Al Gore and the UN's IPCC!
deepsand
4.6 / 5 (10) Sep 30, 2011
Fossil fuel emissions reflect heat back into space? And they're also supposed to create a greenhouse effect?

Read carefully - AEROSOLS reflect radiation.
omatumr
1 / 5 (6) Oct 02, 2011
fossil fuels changed the weather dynamic?


WikiLeaks and SPACE.com exposed the Trojan Horse [1] and the truth about Earth's variable heat source:

www.space.com/131...ing.html

Environmentalism was a Trojan Horse we welcomed unaware that science [2,3] would be sacrificed for:

Redistribution of wealth [1] under a one-world government.

Conclusions:

A. The Great Reality [4] is greater than dogmatic science.
B. Communion is greater than dogmatic communism.
C. God is much greater than any dogmatic religion.
D. Cowards hide under various dogmatic cloaks.

Regretfully it took me forty years (1971-2011) to decipher this.

1. www.nature.com/ne...20110929

2. www.nature.com/na...9a0.html

3. www.omatumr.com/a...nces.pdf

4. www.youtube.com/w...vJiyeLIo

With kind regards,
Oliver K. Manuel
http://myprofile....anuelo09
jsdarkdestruction
5 / 5 (2) Oct 02, 2011
you know thats garbage oliver, that article doesnt support you in any way. do you have no shame? looking at your past obviously not.
Ethelred
5 / 5 (2) Oct 03, 2011
The Spammer strikes again. How many threads this time?

So just how do Neutron Stars form when neutron repulsion is alleged by you to be so powerful that it stops Black Holes from forming no matter how large the mass?

Ignoring the question won't magically make you right Oliver. The ideas are contradictory and I bet even the Plasma Universe Cranks can see that now that it has been pointed out.

Ethelred
omatumr
1 / 5 (5) Oct 03, 2011
Angry, wanna-be physicists may want to abandon their God complex, and . . .

1. Admit they too are powerless over things that are controlled by cause and effect.

2. Start working on reducing their anger over things controlled by cause and effect.

3. Start learning from those they dismissed as inferior, e.g.

www.youtube.com/w...vJiyeLIo

Good luck!
Oliver
Ethelred
5 / 5 (3) Oct 03, 2011
Right Oliver, Elvis Presley makes you right. Sure that makes so much sense.

And speaking of god complexes. You ARE inferior. Your ideas are contradictory. Your political ravings are an attempt to paint others as being as evil as you have been. Your efforts to insult all scientists are attempt to make you contradictory ideas look less idiotic.

So just how do Neutron Stars form when neutron repulsion is alleged by you to be so powerful that it stops Black Holes from forming no matter how large the mass?

If YOU were superior you could answer that. Only an inferior scientist would ignore it.

Ignoring the question won't magically make you right Oliver. The ideas are contradictory and I bet even the Plasma Universe Cranks can see that now that it has been pointed out.

Join The Cause. Force Physorg To Enforce Their Own Rules On Oliver.

COUNTER SPAM OLIVER NOW.

Ethelred
jsdarkdestruction
2.3 / 5 (3) Oct 03, 2011
oliver, you are not a scientist,dont even pretend you are, your credibility is long dead and you are an inferior person, i think you should of been executed for your sexual crimes.
jsdarkdestruction
1 / 5 (1) Oct 03, 2011
sorry guys about hitting , instead of . at the end of my sentences, didnt notice it till now.
jsdarkdestruction
not rated yet Oct 04, 2011
Oliver, do you not know of phase 2 of the plan? see kissinger and nixon knew about neutron repulsion and it being the main source of the suns and the universes power but chairman mao did not. as the world all followed their lead in the conspiracy they said it was to prevent nuclear war. however under the guise of that the united states had different reasons. as the climatoligists/scientists destroy our economy and power while funneling money to third world nations for supportung the scam the chinese will soon grow too strong and overpopulated for anyone but the us to even have a chance of stopping the chinese from taking over the world, at that moment neutron repulsion will be officially "discovered" and cheap easy neutron repulsion energy will be used both to power production of weapons and supplies and as weapons of mass destruction themselves in neutron repulsion bombs. saving the united states and allowing us to finally take over the whole world without looking like the bad guys...
omatumr
1 / 5 (4) Oct 04, 2011
Sorry, I failed to mention a key step:

2a. Start taking inventory of the ONE person you can change.

Then you will discover that, although . . . .

i.) You don't like it,
ii.) It wouldn't be that way if you were in charge, but nevertheless
iii.) Neutron repulsion powers the cosmos and sustains our very lives.

"What is", is . . . and will not be changed by reluctance to accept it.

Applying those principles to Kissinger-Nixon-Mao-Breshnev's 1971 decision to assume* Earth's heat source is a steady H-fusion reactor and man causes global climate change to:

i.) Unite nations
ii.) End the space race,
iii.) Reduce racism & nationalism, and
iv.) Avoid the threat of mutual nuclear annihilation

The plan worked, benefitted society as a whole for 40 years, but destroyed public trust in world leaders and government science because the policy's assumptions* are FALSE*.

Please join me in working to restore:

a.) Public trust in science, and
b.) Citizen's control over government.

O Manuel

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