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Tree Rings Reveal Amazon's Rainfall History


Science & Tech  (tags: The Amazon, acientists, tree rings, rainfall history, climate change, reliable meteorological data )

Judy
- 715 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The researchers explained that the region's vast size and position on the equator, the response of the forested area's hydrological cycle "may significantly affect the magnitude and speed of climate change for the entire globe".



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Cheryl B. (64)
Saturday October 6, 2012, 6:08 pm
wow
 

Jason S. (57)
Saturday October 6, 2012, 6:20 pm
thanks, good posting
 

Terry V. (30)
Saturday October 6, 2012, 7:21 pm
EARTH CRY video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jppmMcjgWS0
 

Rebecca S. (61)
Saturday October 6, 2012, 8:42 pm
very cool. Remind me of seeing a video of them drilling out a long cylinder of ice from a glacier, and they learned so much about the past based on what was in the layer of ice, and some layers were colors like red, or brown, and it was all very neat.
 

Dianne Lynn Eakin (731)
Saturday October 6, 2012, 8:55 pm
noted--ty
 

Freya H. (307)
Sunday October 7, 2012, 9:21 am
Save the rainforest - it will save us!
 

aj E. (164)
Sunday October 7, 2012, 11:52 am
thanks.
 

Christeen Anderson (491)
Sunday October 7, 2012, 1:23 pm
Very interesting. Thank you.
 

greenplanet e. (157)
Sunday October 7, 2012, 4:27 pm
So interesting.
 

Tal H. (8)
Sunday October 7, 2012, 6:22 pm
Thanks for the share!
 

Frans Badenhorst (552)
Monday October 8, 2012, 6:40 am
amazing article, thanks for sharing.....rainforests are the lungs of this poor earth hey...
 
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