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Change in the Global Freshwater Cycle: The Ocean's Role

Wednesday April 30, 2008, 3pm - 5pm

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Clark 507, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Over the last two decades, globally-averaged evaporation from the world ocean has increased.  What are the consequences to the atmosphere and to the global freshwater cycle of this increceased evaporation from the ocean?

Informal talks, followed by round-table discussion and reception. Moderated by Ray Schmitt, Physical Oceanographer, WHOI

Invited Speakers:
Dr. Graeme Stephens, Department of Atmospheric Science
What controls global changes of precipitation?

Dr. Lisan Yu, Physical Oceanographer, WHOI
Ocean water cycle, salinity, and trends in recent decades

Sponsored by the Cooperative Institute for Climate and Ocean Research
at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

Last updated: August 19, 2008

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