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Amplified Arctic Warming Causing Stratospheric Polar Vortex Stretching and Extreme Cold Outbreaks

Amplified Arctic Warming Causing Stratospheric Polar Vortex Stretching and Extreme Cold Outbreaks // Oct 19, 2021 Arctic warming is occurring at a rate that is between 4 and 5 times faster than global warming. Not twice as fast, as still … Continue reading

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Linking Mid-Latitude Extreme Weather Events to Arctic Amplification; Complexities Abound

Apr 16, 2021 One of the obvious consequences of abrupt climate system change is the large increase we have experienced in the frequency, severity, and duration of extreme weather events. In addition, these events are happening in regions where they … Continue reading

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Hot Humid Wedge Slices Through Dark Frigid Arctic

Hot Humid Wedge Slices Through Dark Frigid Arctic // Published on Feb 2, 2018 A large mass of warm humid air from the North Atlantic is driving a wedge (ridge of the jet-stream) into the 24-hour darkness of the Arctic … Continue reading

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