Noctilucent clouds, behaving strangely (2014-2015)

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Excerpt from the article. ……”This past season was not like the others,” notes Cora Randall, a member of the AIM science team and the chair of the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences at the University of Colorado. “The clouds were much more variable, and there was an enormous decrease in cloud frequency 15 to 25 days after the summer solstice. That’s when the clouds are usually most abundant.” What does this mean? Previous research shows that NLCs are a sensitive indicator of long-range teleconnections in Earth’s atmosphere, which link weather and climate across hemispheres. …… To read the full article go to http://www.sott.net/article/293260-Noctilucent-clouds-behaving-strangely 

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