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Scientists to examine Pacific's 'global chimney'


January 7, 2014

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National Center for Atmospheric Research scientists and partners next week launch a field project in the tropical Pacific Ocean, a remote region that holds a key to understanding worldwide climate. The warm waters fuel huge clusters of thunderstorms that act as a global chimney, lofting gases and particles into the stratosphere and affecting the planet. Full Story

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National Center for Atmospheric Research/University Corporation for Atmospheric Research

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