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A Warming World: Global Temperature Update

Each year, scientists at NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies analyze global temperature data. The past year, 2009, tied as the second warmest year since global instumental temperature records began 130 years ago. Worldwide, the mean temperature was 0.57 degrees C (1.03 degrees F) warmeer than the 1951-1980 base period. And January 2000 to December 2009 came out as the warmest decade on record.

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Date Of Record Release 2011-03-09 19:20:24
Description Each year, scientists at NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies analyze global temperature data. The past year, 2009, tied as the second warmest year since global instumental temperature records began 130 years ago. Worldwide, the mean temperature was 0.57 degrees C (1.03 degrees F) warmeer than the 1951-1980 base period. And January 2000 to December 2009 came out as the warmest decade on record.
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Source National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
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Date Of Record Creation 2011-03-09 19:07:04
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Date Last Modified 2011-03-09 19:31:09
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Date Record Checked: 2011-03-09 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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