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Climate Change: Challenges and Priorities for Basic Research, May 20, 2008,
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Slide title: Global Average Temperature

Slide words: Projection of warming through 2100

Slide image: Climate Change Simulation, 18702100 map and graph. This is a still from an animation which depicts global surface warming as simulated by the NCAR-based Community Climate System Model (CCSM). It shows warming and cooling compared to average temperatures at the end of the 19th century. The map shows warming and cooling over the entire globe; the graph displays the global average temperature, year by year, which is going up.

Slide image credit: University Corporation for Atmospheric Research

Background image: Photo showing cracked earth due to drought

Background image credit: Carlye Calvin University Corporation for Atmospheric Research

Design by: Adrian Apodaca, National Science Foundation

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