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Abrupt cloud clearing events over southeast Atlantic Ocean are new piece in climate puzzle
July 19, 2018
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.Although clouds grow and dissipate all of the time, scientists think that low-lying clouds off the coast of subtropical Africa are being disrupted not simply by wind from the continent, but rather by a wave mechanism. For climate models, the way the clouds are being disrupted could make a big difference. Full Story
University of Kansas
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