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Bolivia glaciers offer climate clues
Scientists studying tropical glaciers for data they hope will allow them to better predict climate-change patterns.
Last Modified: 15 Aug 2012 12:41

Scientists at the world's highest atmospheric monitoring station in Bolivia are studying the impact of climate change on the region.

With the data gathered from South America's chain of tropical glaciers, they hope to predict weather patterns in an area of the world heavily affected by the effects of climate change.

Al Jazeera's Tom Ackerman reports.

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