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Changes in the Quasibiennial Oscillation

Caption: This image shows QBO amplitude near the equator at a height of 11 miles: Observed values from balloon wind measurements from 1950s to present; simulations from a climate model driven with observed concentrations of greenhouse gases from 1900 to 2005 and then with projected increase through 2100.

Credit: Kevin Hamilton

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