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The Weather is Getting Weirder at Our Poles
Using ground observations of precipitation in the Antarctic, as well as thunderstorm and lightning data in the Arctic (from 'Lighting in the Arctic, by Prof. Holzworth and his ESS colleagues (https://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2020GL091366 ), the Advanced Science News article discusses the great changes in local climates near the poles.
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