85th AMS Annual Meeting

Thursday, 13 January 2005
The Misnomer of the "East Asian Summer Monsoon"
Winston Chao, NASA/GSFC, greenbelt, MD; and B. Chen
The term "East Asian Monsoon" has been used frequently to refer to the rainfall in southeast China from May to August. We use the Xie-Arkin monthly mean rainfall maps to argue that this term is a misnomer.

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