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Pacific Ocean Temperatures Could Predict Where Tornadoes May Strike
2013-10-18 14:14:05

When and where a tornado will strike is extremely hard to predict, but weather researchers from the University of Missouri-Columbia have found temperatures in the Pacific Ocean could be used to predict where tornado-causing storms might strike.

El Nino More Active In 20th Century Than In Previous 700 Years
2013-07-01 07:05:40

The El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO) is a tropical Pacific Ocean phenomenon that has important consequences for weather around the globe.

Tree Rings Tell The Tale Of Drought History
2012-07-03 11:58:11

Pitt scientists also discover unexpected complexity to the US West's patterns of drought during the Middle Ages.

2012-07-03 10:28:50

Tree ring and oxygen isotope data from the U.S. Pacific Northwest do not provide the same information on past precipitation, but rather than causing a problem, the differing results are a good thing.

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2011-05-08 06:52:04

El Nino and its partner La Nina, the warm and cold phases in the eastern half of the tropical Pacific, play havoc with climate worldwide.

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2011-02-18 09:58:25

Siberia's Lake Baikal, the world's oldest, deepest, and largest freshwater lake, has provided scientists with insight into the ways that climate change affects water temperature, which in turn affects life in the lake.

2010-12-14 15:23:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Delta Stewardship Council (DSC) will continue to make progress on the Delta Plan this week by reviewing two new White Papers and a Delta Plan proposed draft outline.

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2010-10-12 23:20:52

Researchers looking at corals in the western tropical Pacific Ocean have found records linking a profound shift in the depth of the division between warm surface water and colder, deeper water traceable to recent global warming.

2010-10-01 14:45:12

The convergence in the coming year of three cyclical conditions affecting ocean temperatures and weather is likely to create unprecedented challenges for states that depend on water from the Colorado River.

2010-09-07 08:30:00

DEERFIELD, Ill., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- While many climate experts and environmentalists explore the negative effects of global warming, a new study reveals a positive outcome of the warming of the planet: the potential elimination of the plague.


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