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2008-11-11 10:15:00

Data from seafloor drilling in South China Sea establish new record Throughout history, the changing fortunes of human societies in Asia have been linked to variations in the precipitation resulting from seasonal monsoons. A new paper published online this week in the journal Nature Geoscience suggests that variations in monsoon climate over longer time scales also influenced the evolution of the Himalaya mountain chain, the world's highest. The climate over much of Asia is dominated by...


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