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From: Evolution and variability of the Asian monsoon and its potential linkage with uplift of the Himalaya and Tibetan Plateau

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Latitude–time sections of (a) GPCP precipitation and (b) 200 hPa westerly wind at 132° E. GPCP (Global Precipitation Climatology Project) precipitation averaged at 130–135° E (contours are 2 mm day−1, shaded for values >8 mm day−1) (a), and 200 hPa westerly wind at 132° E (every 5 m s−1) (b) shows the seasonal march of the summer monsoon front and the westerly jet axis over East Asia. It is evident that the position of the westerly jet axis bounds the northern limit of the EASM front position. Adopted from Sampe and Xie (2010)

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