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By Dahe Qin, Yongjian Ding, Mu Mu

Through various colour figures and tables, this publication provides the main up to date wisdom on weather and environmental switch in China. It files the facts and attribution of weather and environmental alterations long ago few many years and discusses the affects of weather swap on environments, economic system, and society. The e-book additional presents projections of weather switch and its affects sooner or later. eventually, it bargains the weather switch mitigation and adaption applied sciences with strategic suggestions in an effort to be of curiosity for coverage makers, researchers and most people as well.

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1029/2004GL021853. Chapter 3 The Attribution of Climate Change and Its Uncertainty Guangyu Shi, Yong Luo, Xiaoye Zhang, Guirui Yu, Renhe Zhang, Xuejie Gao and Wenjie Dong Abstract Earth’s climate has undergone changes caused by both natural and human factors. The natural factors include solar variability, volcanic eruptions, and interactions within the climate system. The human factors affecting climate are the changes in the composition of the atmosphere (including increases in the concentrations of greenhouse gases and aerosols) caused by industrial and social activities, and changes in land use and coverage.

From Zou et al. (2005) 1951). , 50 % in 2010. 5 Sandstorms In the past 50 years, the number and severity of severe sandstorms in northern China has decreased slightly (Fig. 7). But in individual regions, such as north Qinghai Province, western Xinjiang, and Xilinhot of Inner Mongolia, the number of sandstorms has risen. Wind, precipitation, relative humidity, temperature, and vegetation cover are all important factors that affect the frequency of sandstorms. One of the causes of the decrease in sandstorms in northern China over the past 50 years is the reduction in the averaged near-surface wind speed in those areas and in the number of gale days.

4 Variations in the East Asian Monsoon China is located in the region of the East Asian monsoon (EAM), with most of China being influenced by the EAM, especially eastern China. The onset of summer EAM usually occurs in the South China Sea in mid-May. The raining season over the Yangtze valley (Meiyu) begins in mid-June and ends in mid-July, when summer EAM migrates to the north China. The winter EAM usually begins in October in China and slowly diminishes northward, ending in May of the next year.

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