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University of Arizona

Observed Temperatures vs. Climate Model Predictions

Caption: These maps show the observed (left) and model-predicted (right) air temperature trend from 1970 to 1999. The climate model developed by the National Center for Atmospheric Research is used here as an example. More than 50 such simulations were analyzed in the published study.

Credit: Koichi Sakaguchi

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