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Winds of change?

Abstract:

Tim Woollings discusses the reasons behind the natural events such as the cold European winter of 2009-10, heatwave in Russia, and devastating floods in Pakistan. The jet streams are literally jets of fast-moving air that are strongest about 10km up in the atmosphere - around the level where airliners fly. Jet streams vary in strength from week to week. One of the most common variations in the North Atlantic jet stream is for the whole jet to shift to the north or the south. While the North A...

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Journal:
Planet Earth
Issue:
WINTER
Pages:
18-19
Publication date:
2010-12-05
ISSN:
1479-2605
URN:
uuid:7beef93f-fc47-4d2a-a8ee-6d1480066b4b
Source identifiers:
410389
Local pid:
pubs:410389
Language:
English

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