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Abrupt Global Warming Could Shift Monsoon Patterns, Hurt Agriculture
June 11, 2009
At times in the distant past, an abrupt change in climate has been associated with a shift of seasonal monsoons to the south, a new study concludes, causing more rain to fall over the oceans than in the Earth's tropical regions, and leading to a dramatic drop in global vegetation growth.
Oregon State University
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