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Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 12193–12210, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-12193-2020

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Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 12193–12210, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-12193-2020
Research article
28 Oct 2020
Research article | 28 Oct 2020

Deep-convective influence on the upper troposphere–lower stratosphere composition in the Asian monsoon anticyclone region: 2017 StratoClim campaign results

Silvia Bucci et al.

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The paper presents and evaluates a transport analysis method to study the convective injection of air in the upper troposphere–lower stratosphere of the Asian monsoon anticyclone region. The approach is thereby used to analyse the trace gas data collected during the StratoClim aircraft campaign. The results showed that fresh convective air can be injected fast at a high level of the atmosphere (above 17 km), with potential impacts on the stratospheric chemistry of the Northern Hemisphere.
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