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Europe’s Wet Summers Blamed On Atlantic Ocean Warming
2012-10-08 09:36:10

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It has been long known that ocean temperatures play a significant role in influencing weather patterns around the world. Therefore, it is no surprise that a recent barrage of wet summers that have plagued northern Europe is being blamed on substantial warming of the North Atlantic Ocean through the late 1990s. A new study carried out by researchers at University of Reading, Berkshire, and published in the journal Nature...


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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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