azores high paper (IMAGE) Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Caption A recent study co-led by WHOI found that the Azores High ridge has expanded dramatically in the past century, resulting from a warming climate due to a rise in anthropogenic greenhouse gas concentrations. Researchers associated with the study collect data inside the Buraca Gloriosa cave in western Portugal, a site of the stalagmite hydroclimate proxy record. Credit Image credit: Diana Thatcher/ © Iowa State University Usage Restrictions n/a License Original content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.