South China Sea summer monsoon onset

The South China Sea summer monsoon (SCSSM) greatly influences the socioeconomics of the regions it affects. Its onset mechanism is therefore a popular topic among atmospheric science researchers. However, due to the complexity ...

Changes of the transitional climate zone in East Asia

The transitional climate zone (TCZ) between humid and arid regions in East Asia is characterized by sharp climate and biome gradients, interaction between the East Asian summer monsoon and the mid-latitude westerly winds ...

What is the wettest place on Earth?

Those who live along the "wet coast" – which is what people living in Puget Sound or the lower mainland of British Columbia and Vancouver Island affectionately call their home – might think that they live in the wettest ...

Monsoon intensity enhanced by heat captured by desert dust

Variations in the ability of sand particles kicked into the atmosphere from deserts in the Middle East to absorb heat can change the intensity of the Indian Summer Monsoon, according to new research from The University of ...

Scientists use underwater robots to study India's monsoon

Scientists from Britain and India will release underwater robots into the Bay of Bengal in a bid to more accurately predict the Indian monsoon critical to millions of farmers, they said on Tuesday.

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