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news and notes NEWS AN D Notes Nine Countries to Collaborate in South China and personnel from the region rather than from the Monsoon Experiment large international science powers sets it apart. There are five major components to the experi- The South China Monsoon Experiment (SCSMEX) is a multinational endeavor with the pri- ment. The pilot study, which began in 1997 and mary goal of providing a better understanding of continues into 1998, is devoted to analyzing and the key physical processes for the onset, mainte- modeling climatological data, selecting pilot stations nance, and variability of the monsoon over South- and mooring sites, and planning intense observa- east Asia and southern China. The cooperative ef- tional period strategies. fort leading to this understanding is expected to In the field experiment phase, wind, temperature, lead to improved forecasts of the monsoon. humidity, rainfall, surface pressure/radiation, and air-sea fluxes in the SCS will be observed. The SCSMEX has the following specific scientific marine boundary layer will also be measured in this objectives to attain this primary goal: to describe phase, which will last from 1 May to 1 July 1998. and document in space-time evolution of the large- scale atmospheric circulation and thermodynamic Various http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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NEWS AN D Notes Nine Countries to Collaborate in South China and personnel from the region rather than from the Monsoon Experiment large international science powers sets it apart. There are five major components to the experi- The South China Monsoon Experiment (SCSMEX) is a multinational endeavor with the pri- ment. The pilot study, which began in 1997 and mary goal of providing a better understanding of continues into 1998, is devoted to analyzing and the key physical processes for the onset, mainte- modeling climatological data, selecting pilot stations nance, and variability of the monsoon over South- and mooring sites, and planning intense observa- east Asia and southern China. The cooperative ef- tional period strategies. fort leading to this understanding is expected to In the field experiment phase, wind, temperature, lead to improved forecasts of the monsoon. humidity, rainfall, surface pressure/radiation, and air-sea fluxes in the SCS will be observed. The SCSMEX has the following specific scientific marine boundary layer will also be measured in this objectives to attain this primary goal: to describe phase, which will last from 1 May to 1 July 1998. and document in space-time evolution of the large- scale atmospheric circulation and thermodynamic Various

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