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illustration of wind setdown with area map inset
September 21, 2010
Sustained winds can produce a parting of the waters under certain conditions.
July 13, 2010
The study, published in Nature Geoscience, finds that the rise is at least partly a result of climate change.
June 03, 2010
A detailed computer modeling study released today indicates that oil from the massive spill in the Gulf of Mexico might soon extend along thousands of miles of the Atlantic coast and open ocean as early as this summer.
September 11, 2009
UCAR Magazine
September 03, 2009
Along with unusually persistent rains, there was a different kind of watery surprise this summer for people on the U.S. Atlantic coast. From the barrier islands of the Southeast to the rocky shores of Maine, tides ran as high as 2 feet above predicted values.
Color visualization of globe with North Pole in center
May 27, 2009
Melting of the Greenland ice sheet may drive more water than previously thought toward the already threatened coastlines of New York, Boston, Halifax, and other cities in the northeastern United States and Canada.

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