Tag: Asian monsoon

Ancient monsoons on the Roof of the World

Recent findings of monsoonal activity in Asia as old as 45 million years raises the fascinating possibility that these Monsoons may have triggered a global shift from the warm ice-free Greenhouse world, to the bi-polar Icehouse conditions the Earth still experiences today. Increased erosion…

Environmental change in the humid tropics and monsoonal regions

JUST PUBLISHED Bush, M.B. & Gosling, W.D. (2012) Environmental change in the humid tropics and monsoonal regions. The┬áSAGE handbook of environmental change: Volume 2. Human Impacts and Response (ed. by J.A. Matthews, P.J. Bartlein, K.R. Briffa, A.G. Dawson, A. De Vernal, T. Denham, S.C….