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Global Warming Causes More Extreme Shifts of the Southern Hemisphere's Largest Rain Band, Study Suggests
Description: The South Pacific rain band is largest and most persistent of the Southern Hemisphere spanning the Pacific from south of the Equator, south-eastward to French Polynesia. A new study suggests the changes in the South Pacific rain band will result from greenhouse warming. The study finds the frequency will almost double in the next 100 years, with a corresponding intensification of the rain band. [Source: ScienceDaily]
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Source: ScienceDaily
Publish Date: 8/16/2012
Reading Level: Basic
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