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Volume 10, issue 6
Clim. Past, 10, 2007–2052, 2014
https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-10-2007-2014
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Clim. Past, 10, 2007–2052, 2014
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© Author(s) 2014. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Review article 21 Nov 2014

Review article | 21 Nov 2014

The global monsoon across timescales: coherent variability of regional monsoons

P. X. Wang et al.

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All regional monsoons belong to a cohesive global monsoon circulation system, albeit thateach regional subsystem has its own indigenous features. A comprehensive review of global monsoon variability reveals that regional monsoons can vary coherently across a range of timescales, from interannual up to orbital and tectonic. Study of monsoon variability from both global and regional perspectives is imperative and advantageous for integrated understanding of the modern and paleo-monsoon dynamics.
All regional monsoons belong to a cohesive global monsoon circulation system, albeit thateach...
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