climate change - spring coming early (fwd)

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From: Rama Nemani <nemani@ntsg.umt.edu>
Newsgroups: alt.sustainable.agriculture
Subject: climate change - spring coming early
Date: Thu, 24 Apr 1997 18:44:09 -0600
Organization: NTSG School of Forestry, UM


   Plant growth in Earth's northern regions increased
by 10 per cent from 1981 to 1991, and by the end of this 
period spring-time began about eight days earlier,
according to new NASA funded research published in the
recent issue of scientific journal Nature.

   The full scientific paper and the related color graphics
are available on the Internet at the following URL: