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Polar Meteorology: Understanding Global Impacts


Polar Meteorology: Understanding Global Impacts

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This brochure highlights the importance of the polar regions in the entire Earth system, particularly in climate. It describes some of the major environmental changes that have taken place in the Arctic and Antarctic in recent years and considers possible changes over the next century.
Material Type: Reference Material
Technical Format: PDF
Date Added to MERLOT: February 26, 2010
Date Modified in MERLOT: February 26, 2010
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Keywords: polar regions, permafrost, icebergs, THORPEX, glaciers, ice shelves, polynyas, the Poles, WMO, thermohaline circulation, El Nino-Southern Oscillation, polar lows, polar meteorology, high-latitude weather services, International Polar Year (IPY), Antarctic ozone hole


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Primary Audience: College General Ed, Professional
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Language: English
Material Version: 2007, WMO-No.1013
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