Latest Robert F. Adler Stories

2007-08-28 08:30:00

NASA scientists have detected the first signs that tropical rainfall is on the rise with the longest and most complete data record available. Using a 27-year-long global record of rainfall assembled by the international scientific community from satellite and ground-based instruments, the scientists found that the rainiest years in the tropics between 1979 and 2005 were mainly since 2001. The rainiest year was 2005, followed by 2004, 1998, 2003 and 2002, respectively. "When we look at the...

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