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vastly exceeding a normal limit, as in cost

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There is a very big, very cold pool of air that circulates around the North Pole - sudden stratospheric warming, as it says on the tin, is when the stratosphere suddenly warms," he said.
Whilst the occurrence of sudden stratospheric warming increases the chance of cold weather, it's by no means a guarantee.
Although warmer-than-average stratospheric weather conditions have reduced ozone depletion during the past two years, the current ozone hole area is still large because levels of ozone-depleting substances like chlorine and bromine remain high enough to produce significant ozone loss.
Since the first campaign was held in 2013, a total of five Canadian firms and nine universities have been given access to stratospheric balloons, contributing to the training of a total of 110 highly qualified personnel and advancing science and technology.
For a brief period in August and September every year, the weather in the Andes Mountains near El Calafate is suitable to generate these stratospheric mountain waves.
The new GRL study also builds on a 2011 study led by Solomon showing stratospheric aerosols offset about a quarter of the greenhouse effect warming on Earth during the past decade, said Neely, also a postdoctoral fellow in NCAR's Advanced Study Program.
This year, colder-than-usual temperatures in the stratosphere have led to more polar stratospheric clouds, which in turn contributed to the record loss of ozone.
To say that Peter Kay's career has gone stratospheric in recent years would be playing down the number of times the bloke has had to stop to brush the ice from his hair.
He has a stratospheric offer from another club that would make him the best paid player in the world," Laporta told Spanish radio station iCat FM.
Eto'o has a stratospheric offer from City, which would convert him into the best paid player in the world," he said.
In a radio interview, Barcelona president Joan Laporta said: "Eto'o has a stratospheric offer from City, which would convert him into the best paid player in the world.
Eto'o has had a stratospheric offer from City, which would convert him into the best paid player in the world," he said.
Evolution and behaviour of the stratospheric and surface ozone in the southwest of Iberian Peninsula (El Arenosillo)
The agency and the supermarket industry launched the GreenChill Advanced Refrigeration Partnership, a voluntary program to promote green technologies, strategies, and practices that protect the stratospheric ozone layer, reduce greenhouse gases, and save money, in November 2007.
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