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North Atlantic Warming Tied to Natural Variability; But Global Warming May Be at Play Elsewhere
January 4, 2008
A Duke University-led analysis of available records shows that while the North Atlantic Ocean's surface waters warmed in the 50 years between 1950 and 2000, the change was not uniform. In fact, the subpolar regions cooled at the same time that subtropical and tropical waters warmed.
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