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Climate Change May Alter Natural Climate Cycles of Pacific

October 18, 2010

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While it's still hotly debated among scientists whether climate change causes a shift from the traditional form of El Niño to one known as El Niño Modoki, online in the journal Nature Geoscience, scientists now say that El Niño Modoki affects long-term changes in currents in the North Pacific Ocean. Full Story

Georgia Institute of Technology

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