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, Volume 33, Issue 1, pp 66–79 | Cite as

Boreal Summer Intraseasonal Oscillation in the Asian–Pacific Monsoon Region Simulated in CAMS-CSM

  • Yanjun QiEmail author
  • Renhe Zhang
  • Xinyao Rong
  • Jian Li
  • Lun Li
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Abstract

The boreal summer intraseasonal oscillation (BSISO) is simulated by the Climate System Model (CSM) developed at the Chinese Academy of Meteorological Sciences (CAMS), China Meteorological Administration. Firstly, the results indicate that this new model is able to reasonably simulate the annual cycle and seasonal mean of the precipitation, as well as the vertical shear of large-scale zonal wind in the tropics. The model also reproduces the eastward and northward propagating oscillation signals similar to those found in observations. The simulation of BSISO is generally in agreement with the observations in terms of variance center, periodicity, and propagation, with the exception that the magnitude of BSISO anomalous convections are underestimated during both its eastward propagation along the equator and its northward propagation over the Asian–Pacific summer monsoon region. Our preliminary evaluation of the simulated BSISO by CAMS-CSM suggests that this new model has the capability, to a certain extent, to capture the BSISO features, including its propagation zonally along the equator and meridionally over the Asian monsoon region.

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CAMS-CSM boreal summer intraseasonal oscillation (BSISO) Asian–Pacific summer monsoon region 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yanjun Qi
    • 1
    Email author
  • Renhe Zhang
    • 2
  • Xinyao Rong
    • 1
  • Jian Li
    • 1
  • Lun Li
    • 1
  1. 1.State Key Laboratory of Severe Weather, Chinese Academy of Meteorological SciencesChina Meteorological AdministrationBeijingChina
  2. 2.Institute of Atmospheric SciencesFudan UniversityShanghaiChina

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