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Sha Feng, Yunfei Fu and Qingnong Xiao Is the tropopause higher over the Tibetan Plateau? Observational evidence from Constellation Observing System for Meteorology, Ionosphere, and Climate (COSMIC) data Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres (1984–2012) 116

Article first published online: 15 NOV 2011 | DOI: 10.1029/2011JD016140

Key Points

  • Tibetan Plateau thermally pushes the lapse rate tropopause upward in summer
  • Tibetan Plateau dynamically lifts the cold point tropopause to a higher altitude
  • Temperature structure over Tibet is different from the Plain

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