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Advances in Atmospheric Sciences

, Volume 15, Issue 2, pp 204–220 | Cite as

The sensitivity of numerical simulation of the east asian monsoon to different cumulus parameterization schemes

  • Cheng Anning
  • Chen Wen
  • Huang Ronghui
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Abstract

In this paper, a 5-level spectral AGCM is used to examine the sensitivity of simulated East Asian summer monsoon circulation and rainfall to cumulus parameterization schemes. From the simulated results of East Asian monsoon circulations and rainfalls during the summers of 1987 and 1995, it is shown that the Kuo’s convective parameterization scheme is more suitable for the numerical simulation of East Asian summer monsoon rainfall and circulation. This may be due to that the cumulus in the rainfall system is not strong in the East Asian monsoon region.

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Convective parameterization scheme East Asian monsoon numerical simulation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cheng Anning
    • 1
  • Chen Wen
    • 1
  • Huang Ronghui
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Atmospheric PhysicsChinese Academy of SciencesBeijing

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