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Scientists to Preview New Climate Change Research
January 17, 2008
NCAR scientists at next week's American Meteorological Society meeting in New Orleans, La., will present their latest findings on weather and climate topics, including connections between hurricanes and climate, the influence of climate change on precipitation and drought, and the impact of weather on rocket launches and aviation.
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