Articles | Volume 20, issue 8
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-4999-2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-4999-2020
Research article
 | 
28 Apr 2020
Research article |  | 28 Apr 2020

Atmospheric teleconnection processes linking winter air stagnation and haze extremes in China with regional Arctic sea ice decline

Yufei Zou, Yuhang Wang, Zuowei Xie, Hailong Wang, and Philip J. Rasch

Related authors

Projected increases in wildfires may challenge regulatory curtailment of PM2.5 over the eastern US by 2050
Chandan Sarangi, Yun Qian, L. Ruby Leung, Yang Zhang, Yufei Zou, and Yuhang Wang
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 23, 1769–1783, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-23-1769-2023,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-23-1769-2023, 2023
Short summary
Modeling the global radiative effect of brown carbon: a potentially larger heating source in the tropical free troposphere than black carbon
Aoxing Zhang, Yuhang Wang, Yuzhong Zhang, Rodney J. Weber, Yongjia Song, Ziming Ke, and Yufei Zou
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 1901–1920, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-1901-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-1901-2020, 2020
Short summary
Using CESM-RESFire to understand climate–fire–ecosystem interactions and the implications for decadal climate variability
Yufei Zou, Yuhang Wang, Yun Qian, Hanqin Tian, Jia Yang, and Ernesto Alvarado
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 995–1020, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-995-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-995-2020, 2020
Short summary
Investigation of short-term effective radiative forcing of fire aerosols over North America using nudged hindcast ensembles
Yawen Liu, Kai Zhang, Yun Qian, Yuhang Wang, Yufei Zou, Yongjia Song, Hui Wan, Xiaohong Liu, and Xiu-Qun Yang
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 31–47, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-31-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-31-2018, 2018
Short summary

Related subject area

Subject: Dynamics | Research Activity: Atmospheric Modelling and Data Analysis | Altitude Range: Troposphere | Science Focus: Physics (physical properties and processes)
Role of the Indian Ocean basin mode in driving the interdecadal variations of summer precipitation over the East Asian monsoon boundary zone
Jing Wang, Yanju Liu, Fei Cheng, Chengyu Song, Qiaoping Li, Yihui Ding, and Xiangde Xu
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 24, 5099–5115, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-5099-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-5099-2024, 2024
Short summary
Extreme ozone episodes in a major Mediterranean urban area
Jordi Massagué, Eduardo Torre-Pascual, Cristina Carnerero, Miguel Escudero, Andrés Alastuey, Marco Pandolfi, Xavier Querol, and Gotzon Gangoiti
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 24, 4827–4850, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-4827-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-4827-2024, 2024
Short summary
Wintertime extreme warming events in the high Arctic: characteristics, drivers, trends, and the role of atmospheric rivers
Weiming Ma, Hailong Wang, Gang Chen, Yun Qian, Ian Baxter, Yiling Huo, and Mark W. Seefeldt
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 24, 4451–4472, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-4451-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-4451-2024, 2024
Short summary
Influence of lower-tropospheric moisture on local soil moisture–precipitation feedback over the US Southern Great Plains
Gaoyun Wang, Rong Fu, Yizhou Zhuang, Paul A. Dirmeyer, Joseph A. Santanello, Guiling Wang, Kun Yang, and Kaighin McColl
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 24, 3857–3868, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-3857-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-3857-2024, 2024
Short summary
The Lagrangian Atmospheric Radionuclide Transport Model (ARTM) – sensitivity studies and evaluation using airborne measurements of power plant emissions
Robert Hanfland, Dominik Brunner, Christiane Voigt, Alina Fiehn, Anke Roiger, and Margit Pattantyús-Ábrahám
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 24, 2511–2534, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-2511-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-24-2511-2024, 2024
Short summary

Cited articles

An, Z., Huang, R. J., Zhang, R., Tie, X., Li, G., Cao, J., Zhou, W., Shi, Z., Han, Y., Gu, Z., and Ji, Y.: Severe haze in Northern China: A synergy of anthropogenic emissions and atmospheric processes, P. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 116, 8657–8666, https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1900125116, 2019. 
Barnes, E. A. and Screen, J. A.: The impact of Arctic warming on the midlatitude jet-stream: Can it? Has it? Will it?, WIRES Clim. Change, 6, 277–286, https://doi.org/10.1002/wcc.337, 2015. 
Black, R. X. and McDaniel, B. A.: Diagnostic case studies of the northern annular mode, J. Climate, 17, 3990–4004, https://doi.org/10.1175/1520-0442(2004)017<3990:DCSOTN>2.0.CO;2, 2004. 
Cai, W. J., Li, K., Liao, H., Wang, H. J., and Wu, L. X.: Weather conditions conducive to Beijing severe haze more frequent under climate change, Nat. Clim. Change, 7, 257–262, https://doi.org/10.1038/nclimate3249, 2017. 
Callahan, C. W., Schnell, J. L., and Horton, D. E.: Multi-Index Attribution of Extreme Winter Air Quality in Beijing, China, J. Geophys. Res.-Atmos., 124, 4567–4583, https://doi.org/10.1029/2018jd029738, 2019. 
Download
Short summary
We analyze the relationship between winter air stagnation and pollution extremes over eastern China and preceding Arctic sea ice loss based on climate modeling and dynamic diagnoses. We find significant increases in both the probability and intensity of air stagnation extremes in the modeling result driven by regional sea ice and sea surface temperature changes over the Pacific sector of the Arctic. We reveal the considerable impact of the Arctic climate change on mid-latitude weather extremes.
Altmetrics
Final-revised paper
Preprint