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The mysteries of Sahel droughts

Past variability in Sahel rainfall is closely linked to global sea surface temperature distributions in observations and models alike. Climate simulations for the 21st century suggest that additional influences may become important in the future.

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Figure 1: Future projections of Sahel rainfall.


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Cook, K. The mysteries of Sahel droughts. Nature Geosci 1, 647–648 (2008).

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