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New Research Could Predict La Niña Drought Years in Advance
Description: Two new studies have significantly improved scientists' ability to predict the strength and duration of droughts caused by La Niña - a recurrent cooling pattern in the tropical Pacific Ocean. Their findings, which predict that the current La Niña is likely to stretch into a second year, could help scientists know years in advance how a particular La Niña event is expected to evolve. [Source: University of Texas at Austin]
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Source: University of Texas at Austin
Publish Date: 11/16/2017
Reading Level: Basic
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