Study finds possible connection between U.S. tornado activity, Arctic sea ice

University of Illinois atmospheric sciences professor (Robert) Jeff Trapp is a co-author of a new study that has identified the possible links between global climate change, Arctic sea ice retreat and tornadoes. Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

To reach Jeff Trapp, call 217-200-0967; jtrapp@illinois.edu.

The paper “Exploring a possible connection between U.S. tornado activity and Arctic sea ice” is available online and from the U. of I. News Bureau.

Source: Illinois News Bureau

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Study finds possible connection between U.S. tornado activity, Arctic sea ice
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Study finds possible connection between U.S. tornado activity, Arctic sea ice
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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The effects of global climate change taking place in the Arctic may influence weather much closer to home for millions of Americans, researchers report.