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https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-22-15659-2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-22-15659-2022
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14 Dec 2022
Research article |  | 14 Dec 2022

Climatology and variability of air mass transport from the boundary layer to the Asian monsoon anticyclone

Matthias Nützel, Sabine Brinkop, Martin Dameris, Hella Garny, Patrick Jöckel, Laura L. Pan, and Mijeong Park

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During the Asian summer monsoon season, a large high-pressure system is present at levels close to the tropopause above Asia. We analyse how air masses are transported from surface levels to this high-pressure system, which shows distinct features from the surrounding air masses. To this end, we employ multiannual data from two complementary models that allow us to analyse the climatology as well as the interannual and intraseasonal variability of these transport pathways.
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