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Climate Change: Professor Rob Wilby

Measuring the average temperature of the Earth is much harder than you might think.

This is because temperature changes from year to year and decade to decade, plus varies greatly in space. But rising temperatures on land and the growing heat content of oceans are important indicators of the combined effect of human and natural forces on the climate system.

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Data Tells a Story: Reading Data in the Social Sciences and Humanities

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