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British Scientists Go Cloud-hopping in the Pacific to Improve Climate Predictions


October 22, 2008

earth and environment graphic A 20-strong team of cloud and climate experts from the UK's National Center for Atmospheric Science have set off for Chile to investigate how massive swathes of clouds that hang over the Pacific Ocean are affecting climate and weather all around the world, including the UK. This new 3M project aims to reduce some of the largest errors currently in our climate models, and thus greatly improve predictions of future climate change. Full Story

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