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Pacific trade winds accelerated by aerosol forcing over the past two decades
Takahashi, C.; Watanabe, M. (2016). Pacific trade winds accelerated by aerosol forcing over the past two decades. Nat. Clim. Chang. 6(8): 768-772. hdl.handle.net/10.1038/nclimate2996
In: Nature Climate Change. Nature Publishing Group: London. ISSN 1758-678X, more
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  • Takahashi, C.
  • Watanabe, M.

Abstract
    The Pacific trade winds have been strengthening over the past two decades, but until now the cause of this has not been known. Now research shows that sulfate aerosols caused the western North Pacific Ocean to warm, leading to the trade-wind intensification.

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