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Dry lands getting drier, wet getting wetter : Earth’s water cycle intensifying with atmospheric warming

ScienceDaily (May 21, 2012)

Dry lands getting drier, wet getting wetter : Earth’s water cycle intensifying with atmospheric warming

ScienceDaily (May 21, 2012)

A clear change in salinity has been detected in the world’s oceans, signaling shifts and an acceleration in the global rainfall and evaporation cycle. The patterns are not uniform, with regional variations agreeing with the ’rich get richer’ mechanism, where wet regions get wetter and dry regions drier.

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The above story is based on materials provided by CSIRO Australia

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