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A numerical study of the climate variability

PI: Mao Xiaoliang
Institution: Institute of Platueu Meteorolog
Abstract:
The environmental changes of Tibetan Plateau possess sensitive response and strong effect to global changes. The interaction between modern environment and land surface processes on the plateau induces a series of variations in the cryosphere, water resources and ecological system, which produce important influence on the human living circumstance and economic-society development on the plateau itself and periphery regions. This project possesses very important significance to the study of environmental changes on Tibetan Plateau and the contribution for international scientific frontier as well as local economics-society development.

Numerical simulation is an important method to understand mechanisms of climate change. In this project, some numerical experiments were conducted by using a series of climate models. Based on the observation data over Tibetan Plateau, NCEP/ NCAR reanalysis data, ECMWF reanalysis data, the output data of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), we will apply to compare and analyze variations of various climatic elements, such as surface air temperature, sea surface temperature, precipitation, runoff, snowfall, snow depth and wind fields, to explain the reason and rules of the climate variability over the Tibetan Plateau and itís neighboring areas in recent fifty years.
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