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Five-Year Climatic Trend for the Northern Hemisphere

Naturevolume 242pages310313 (1973) | Download Citation

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Between May 1958 and April 1963 the mean temperature of the atmosphere in the northern hemisphere fell by about 0.60° C. The data which lead to this conclusion are presented in this article.

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  1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts

    • VICTOR P. STARR
  2. Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory/NOAA, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey

    • ABRAHAM H. OORT

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