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Climate Likely to Be on Hotter Side of Projections

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Relative-humidity map

Scientists used observations from two NASA satellite instruments, including relative humidity data similar to these, from the Atmospheric Infrared Sounder instrument on NASA's Aqua spacecraft, to analyze how well leading global climate models reproduce ob

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

A new NASA-funded study by the National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colo., finds climate model projections that show a greater rise in global temperature are likely to prove more accurate than those showing a lesser rise.

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
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