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Coral reveals long-term link between Pacific winds, global climate


December 19, 2014

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New research indicates that shifts in Pacific trade winds played a key role in twentieth century climate variation and are likely again influencing global temperatures. The study, led by the National Center for Atmospheric Research and the University of Arizona, uses a novel method of analyzing coral chemistry to reveal winds from a century ago.Full Story

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National Center for Atmospheric Research/University Corporation for Atmospheric Research

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