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Warmer Arctic winters linked to more 'Snowzillas' in US north-east


Meyer, A, Warmer Arctic winters linked to more 'Snowzillas' in US north-east, Sydney Morning Herald, Fairfax Media, Australia, 14 March (2018) [Newspaper Article]

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The warming Arctic Ocean is linked to a two-to four-fold increase in the frequency of severe winter storms in the eastern US, according to a new study by American scientists. The massive storms regularly get dubbed evocative names such as "Snowzilla" or "Snowcopalypse" when they hit populated regions such as New York, stirring debate over the role of climate change.

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Item Type:Newspaper Article
Keywords:Arctic, winter, climate, US, winter storms, climate change
Research Division:Earth Sciences
Research Group:Climate change science
Research Field:Climate change processes
Objective Division:Environmental Policy, Climate Change and Natural Hazards
Objective Group:Understanding climate change
Objective Field:Climate variability (excl. social impacts)
UTAS Author:Meyer, A (Dr Amelie Meyer)
ID Code:125619
Year Published:2018
Deposited By:Oceans and Cryosphere
Deposited On:2018-04-24
Last Modified:2018-04-26

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