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The Asian Monsoon
Causes, History and Effects
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Peter D Clift, R Alan Plumb
The Asian monsoon is one of the most dramatic climatic phenomena on Earth, with far-reaching environmental and societal effects. Almost two thirds of humanity lives within regions influenced by the monsoon. With the emerging Asian economies, the i...
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Liviu Giosan, Dorian Q Fuller, Kathleen Nicoll, Rowan K Flad, Peter D Clift
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'... this book is highly recommended. It is one of the few, easily accessible and summative texts in the subject area.' Yongqiang Zong, University of Durham
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Peter Clift is Kilgour Professor in the School of Geosciences at the University of Aberdeen, a Research Affilliate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a visiting professor at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guangzhou. His research focuses on the integration of marine and terrestrial data sets to understand how the monsoon changes with time. He has authored over 100 peer reviewed papers and has acted as lead editor on two other books, as well as a special collection concerning the monsoon for Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. He is co-leader of IGCP 476 'Monsoons and Tectonics'. Alan Plumb is Professor of Meteorology and Director of the Program in Oceans, Atmospheres, and Climate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has been an editor of Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences and of Pure and Applied Geophysics and has published approximately 100 peer reviewed papers, as well as co-editing one previous book and co-authoring an undergraduate textbook on The Circulation of the Atmosphere and Ocean (in press).
Foreword; 1. The meteorology of monsoons; 2. Controls on the Asian monsoon over tectonic timescales; 3. Monsoon evolution on tectonic timescales; 4. Monsoon evolution on orbital timescales; 5. Erosional impact of the Asian monsoon; 6. The late Holocene monsoon and human society; References; Index.