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ACP | Articles | Volume 19, issue 24
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 15629–15649, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-15629-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Special issue: StratoClim stratospheric and upper tropospheric processes...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 15629–15649, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-15629-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 20 Dec 2019

Research article | 20 Dec 2019

The efficiency of transport into the stratosphere via the Asian and North American summer monsoon circulations

Xiaolu Yan et al.

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The Asian and North American summer monsoons (ASM and NASM) have considerable influence on stratospheric chemistry and physics. More air mass is transported from the monsoon regions to the tropical stratosphere when the tracers are released clearly below the tropopause than when they are released close to the tropopause. Results for different altitudes of air origin reveal two transport pathways (monsoon and tropical) from the upper troposphere over the monsoon regions to the tropical pipe.
The Asian and North American summer monsoons (ASM and NASM) have considerable influence on...
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