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Hurricanes From 3 Million Years Ago Give Clues About Present Storms
Description: Studying hurricane and tropical storm development from three million years ago might give today's forecasters a good blueprint for 21st century storms, says a team of international researchers. The team studied storm development from the Pliocene era, roughly three million years ago, and chose that time period because it was the last time the Earth had as much carbon dioxide as it does now. Carbon dioxide plays a major role in storm formation. [Source: Texas A&M University]
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Source: Texas A&M University
Publish Date: 10/31/2016
Reading Level: Basic
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