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Atmospheric waves amplified and stuck in their tracks during recent extreme weather events

April 4th, 2013 by Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

The world has suffered from severe regional weather extremes in recent years, such as the heat wave in the United States in 2011 or the one in Russia 2010 coinciding with the unprecedented Pakistan flood. Behind these devastating individual events there is a common physical cause according to scientists of the Potsdam Institute for Climate […]