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Waiting for the Monsoon

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Science  04 Aug 2006:
Vol. 313, Issue 5787, pp. 608-609
DOI: 10.1126/science.313.5787.608

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MALBOROU, NIGER-- Heavy summer rains bring the Sahel back to life each year, but no one can predict when they will begin, or whether they will continue in the future. A new 10-year research program aims to improve forecasting and model building. (Read more.)