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Title:Climate and the West African drought
Author:Kelly, T.J.
Book title:Drought, famine and population movements in Africa
Geographic term:Africa
Subjects:natural resources
Abstract:Explores the meteorology of the drought. It makes a case for the drought being part of world-wide climatic change and thus raises the possibility of present conditions representing a new average. Interestingly, if this is so, a likely causal mechanism is man-induced temperature changes resulting from CO2 and dust additions to the atmosphere. Graph., ref., tab.