Articles | Volume 18, issue 11
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 8079–8096, 2018
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 8079–8096, 2018
Research article
08 Jun 2018
Research article | 08 Jun 2018

El Niño Southern Oscillation influence on the Asian summer monsoon anticyclone

Xiaolu Yan et al.

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Many works investigate the impact of ENSO on the troposphere. However, only a few works check the impact of ENSO at higher altitudes. Here, we analyse the impact of ENSO on the vicinity of the tropopause using reanalysis, satellite, in situ and model data. We find that ENSO shows the strongest signal in winter, but its impact can last until early the next summer. The ENSO anomaly is insignificant in late summer. Our study can help to understand the atmosphere propagation after ENSO.
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