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Atmospheric Heating Source Over the Tibetan Plateau and Its Regional Climate Impact  

Guoxiong Wu, Anmin Duan, and Yimin Liu

Online publication date:
Feb 2019
With an average elevation of 4 kilometers, a combined area of more than 2.5 million square kilometers, and a variety of complicated landscapes, the Tibetan Plateau (TP) constitutes the ... More

Elevation-Dependent Climate Change in the Tibetan Plateau  

Xiaodong Liu and Libin Yan

Online publication date:
Apr 2017
As a unique and high gigantic plateau, the Tibetan Plateau (TP) is sensitive and vulnerable to global climate change, and its climate change tendencies and the corresponding impact on ... More

Impacts of Aerosols on Climate and Weather in the Hindu-Kush-Himalayas-Gangetic Region  

William K. M. Lau

Online publication date:
Jun 2018
Situated at the southern edge of the Tibetan Plateau (TP), the Hindu-Kush-Himalayas-Gangetic (HKHG) region is under the clear and present danger of climate change. Flash-flood, landslide, ... More

Land–Climate Interaction Over the Tibetan Plateau  

Yongkang Xue, Yaoming Ma, and Qian Li

The Tibetan Plateau (TP) is the largest and highest plateau on Earth. Due to its elevation, it receives much more downward shortwave radiation than other areas, which results in very strong ... More

Modeling of Regional Climate over the Tibetan Plateau  

Yanhong Gao and Deliang Chen

Online publication date:
Oct 2017
The modeling of climate over the Tibetan Plateau (TP) started with the introduction of Global Climate Models (GCMs) in the 1950s. Since then, GCMs have been developed to simulate ... More

Observed Regional Climate Change in Tibet over the Last Decades  

Kun Yang

Online publication date:
Mar 2017
The Tibetan Plateau (TP) is subjected to strong interactions among the atmosphere, hydrosphere, cryosphere, and biosphere. The Plateau exerts huge thermal forcing on the mid-troposphere ... More