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UMass Climate Researchers Returning To Bolivian Mountaintops

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September 30, 1999
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University Of Massachusetts, Amherst
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Three University of Massachusetts climatologists will return this month to satellite-linked weather stations in the Andes, atop two of Bolivia's highest mountains, Illimani and the extinct volcano Sajama. The group will take snow samples that may offer clues about the effects of El Nino and La Nina on precipitation.

AMHERST, Mass. - Three University of Massachusetts climatologists will return this month to satellite-linked weather stations in the Andes, atop two of Bolivia's highest mountains, Illimani and the extinct volcano Sajama. The group will take snow samples that may offer clues about the effects of El Nino and La Nina on precipitation. The team is led by Raymond Bradley, head of the geosciences department, and includes graduate student Carsten Braun and adjunct assistant professor Douglas Hardy. The project, funded by the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, is a collaboration with Ohio State University.


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