Climate change expected to shift location of East Asian Monsoons

More than a billion people in Asia depend on seasonal monsoons for their water needs. The Asian monsoon is closely linked to a planetary-scale tropical air flow which, according to a new study by Lawrence Berkeley National ...

Researchers trace 3,000 years of monsoons through shell fossils

The tiny shells at the bottom of Lake Nakaumi in southwest Japan may contain the secrets of the East Asia Summer Monsoon. This rainy season is fairly predictable, ushering in air and precipitation conducive to growing crops, ...

East Asian monsoon dynamics discovery

In the online edition of Geophysical Research Letters, Dr. Cheung Ching Wa Richard, Dr. Moriaki Yasuhara, Dr. Briony Mamo and Dr. Hokuto Iwatani (from School of Biological Sciences and Swire Institute of Marine Science, the ...

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