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ACP | Articles | Volume 19, issue 9
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 6007–6034, 2019
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Special issue: StratoClim stratospheric and upper tropospheric processes...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 6007–6034, 2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 08 May 2019

Research article | 08 May 2019

Lagrangian simulations of the transport of young air masses to the top of the Asian monsoon anticyclone and into the tropical pipe

Bärbel Vogel et al.

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We identified the transport pathways of air masses from the region of the Asian monsoon (e.g. pollution and greenhouse gases caused by increasing population and growing industries in Asia) into the lower stratosphere. Even small changes of the chemical composition of the lower stratosphere have an impact on surface climate (e.g. surface temperatures). Therefore, it is important to identify transport pathways to the stratosphere to allow potential environmental risks to be assessed.
We identified the transport pathways of air masses from the region of the Asian monsoon (e.g....
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