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Off track: How storms will veer in a warmer world

Under global climate change, the Earth's climatic zones will shift toward the poles. This is not just a future prediction; it is a trend that has already been observed in the past decades. The dry, semi-arid regions are expanding ...

dateNov 15, 2017 in Earth Sciences
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Climate seesaw at the end of the last glacial phase

The climate of the Earth follows a complex interplay of cause-and-effect chains. A change in precipitation at one location may be caused by changes on the other side of the planet. A better understanding of these "teleconnections"—the ...

dateMar 31, 2017 in Earth Sciences
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Warming up northern meadows

In what ways will meadows in climatic areas similar to the arctic respond to a temperature increase of three degrees? By conducting an extensive ecosystem warming experiment involving trampoline frames, infrared heaters and ...

dateMar 17, 2016 in Environment
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