A Numerical Study of Effects of the Indo-China Peninsula on theEstablishment and Maintenance of the South China Sea Summer Monsoon
Xu Haiming, HeJinhai and WenMin(Nanjing Institute of Meteorology, Nanjing 210044)Dong Min(National Climate Center, Beijing 10081)
Abstract In the context of CCM3 developed by NCAR, a numerical study is conducted on the effects of the Indo-China Peninsula on the establishment and maintenance of the South China Sea summer monsoon. Results indicate that the Indo-China Peninsula acts as a critical role in the establishment and maintenance of the South China Sea summer monsoon. The mechanism of the effect on the South China Sea summer monsoon of the Indo-China Peninsula is also discussed.