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Sensitivity of Asian climate change to radiative forcing during the last millennium in a multi-model analysis
Shi, Zhengguo1,2,3; Xu, Tingting1; Wang, Hongli4
2016-04-01
Source PublicationGLOBAL AND PLANETARY CHANGE
Volume139Issue:2016Pages:195-210
SubtypeArticle
AbstractThe outputs of last millennium (A.D. 850-1850) experiments from seven climate models of the Paleoclimate Modeling Intercomparison Project 3, have been used to analyze decadal to centennial climatic variations over Asia, including the Indian monsoon, the East Asian monsoon and the westerly jet. In particular, the differences between the Medieval Warm Period (MWP, A.D. 901-1200) and the Little Ice Age (LIA, A.D. 1551-1850) are focused on. Statistically, significant temperature contrasts between the MWP and LIA are simulated by all of the models, and larger temperature deviations occur during colder periods. Although discrepancies exist, stronger Indian and East Asian summer monsoon circulations, as well as a stronger Asian westerly jet stream in winter, are found during the MWP compared to the LIA, in most of the models. These changes primarily originate from different atmospheric thermal structures over the two periods, which occur in response to the external radiative forcings. However, the monsoon-associated precipitation is quite complicated, with distinctly different patterns simulated among the models. There are phase differences in the multi-decadal variability of precipitation among the models, which consistently fail to detect a weakening in the precipitation at the minima of the radiative forcings. Only limited models are able to simulate the quasi-100-year solar cycles in the changes of precipitation over India and East Asia. Thus, although the climate system is certainly affected by external radiative forcings, our results imply that the natural forcings may not exert such a substantial influence on the Asian monsoon rainfall, or the models may underestimate the response. (C) 2016 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
KeywordAsian Climate Last Millennium Climate Sensitivity Radiative Forcing Model Intercomparison
WOS HeadingsScience & Technology ; Physical Sciences
DOI10.1016/j.gloplacha.2016.02.007
WOS KeywordINDIAN-SUMMER MONSOON ; COUPLED MODEL SIMULATION ; PAST MILLENNIUM ; ENSO RELATIONSHIP ; SYSTEM MODEL ; VARIABILITY ; RAINFALL ; CHINA ; EVOLUTION ; HOLOCENE
Indexed BySCI
Language英语
WOS Research AreaPhysical Geography ; Geology
WOS SubjectGeography, Physical ; Geosciences, Multidisciplinary
WOS IDWOS:000374626700017
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Document Type期刊论文
Identifierhttp://ir.ieecas.cn/handle/361006/5770
Collection黄土与第四纪地质国家重点实验室(2010~)
Affiliation1.Chinese Acad Sci, State Key Lab Loess & Quatemary Geol, Inst Earth Environm, Xian 710061, Peoples R China
2.Joint Ctr Global Change Studies, Beijing 100875, Peoples R China
3.CAS Ctr Excellence Tibetan Plateau Earth Sci, Beijing 100101, Peoples R China
4.Shaanxi Radio & TV Univ, Xian 710119, Peoples R China
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Shi, Zhengguo,Xu, Tingting,Wang, Hongli. Sensitivity of Asian climate change to radiative forcing during the last millennium in a multi-model analysis[J]. GLOBAL AND PLANETARY CHANGE,2016,139(2016):195-210.
APA Shi, Zhengguo,Xu, Tingting,&Wang, Hongli.(2016).Sensitivity of Asian climate change to radiative forcing during the last millennium in a multi-model analysis.GLOBAL AND PLANETARY CHANGE,139(2016),195-210.
MLA Shi, Zhengguo,et al."Sensitivity of Asian climate change to radiative forcing during the last millennium in a multi-model analysis".GLOBAL AND PLANETARY CHANGE 139.2016(2016):195-210.
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