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A climate trend analysis of Sudan

The data shown here depict drying trends in one of the world's most food insecure regions. Decreasing rainfall since 1980 accompanied increases in air temperature greater than global warming.

by Funk, Chris; Eilerts, Gary; Verdin, James P.; Rowland, James; and Marshall, Michael T.
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2011-3072
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Air temperature, Climatology, Desertification, Effects of climate change, Evaporation, Interagency programs, Population (human), Precipitation (atmospheric)
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