Articles | Volume 14, issue 3
Research article
30 Jun 2023
Research article |  | 30 Jun 2023

Modelling the effect of aerosol and greenhouse gas forcing on the South Asian and East Asian monsoons with an intermediate-complexity climate model

Lucy G. Recchia and Valerio Lucarini

Data sets

Supplementary material for Recchia & Lucarini 2023 L. G. Recchia and V. Lucarini

Model code and software

jhardenberg/PLASIM: Plasim-LSG TNG (1.0) B. Shifter, J. von Hardenberg, H. Borth, and F. Lunkeit

Short summary
Simulations are performed with an intermediate-complexity climate model, PLASIM, to assess the future response of monsoons to changing concentrations of aerosols and greenhouse gases. The aerosol loading is applied to India, Southeast Asia, and eastern China, both concurrently and independently, to assess linearity. The primary effect of increased aerosol loading is a decrease in summer precipitation in the vicinity of the applied forcing, although the regional response varies significantly.
Final-revised paper