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  1. Progress in predicting El Niño

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  2. UCAR Magazine

    Rough seas

    Along with unusually persistent rains, there was a different kind of watery surprise this summer for people on the U.S. Atlantic coast. From the barrier islands of the Southeast to the rocky shores of Maine, tides ran as high as 2 feet above predicted values.

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  3. Image of Earth showing temperature increases, researched by TraCE-21000 project

    New cause for past global warming revealed by massive modeling project

    By simulating 8,000 years of climate, a team led by scientists from the University of Wisconsin–Madison and NCAR has found a new explanation for the last major period of global warming, which occurred about 14,500 years ago.

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  4. The Toba mega-eruption, global cooling, and human evolution

    NCAR researchers are studying whether the eruption of Indonesia’s Mt. Toba supervolcano about 70,000–75,000 years ago may have cooled Earth enough to initiate an ice age and potentially alter the course of human evolution.

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  5. Color visualization of globe with North Pole in center

    Melting Greenland ice sheets may threaten northeast United States, Canada

    Melting of the Greenland ice sheet may drive more water than previously thought toward the already threatened coastlines of New York, Boston, Halifax, and other cities in the northeastern United States and Canada.

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