The twentieth century was the wettest period in northern Pakistan over the past millennium

@article{Treydte2006TheTC,
  title={The twentieth century was the wettest period in northern Pakistan over the past millennium},
  author={Kerstin S. Treydte and Gerhard H. Schleser and Gerhard Helle and David C. Frank and Matthias Winiger and Gerald H. Haug and Jan Esper},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2006},
  volume={440},
  pages={1179-1182}
}
Twentieth-century warming could lead to increases in the moisture-holding capacity of the atmosphere, altering the hydrological cycle and the characteristics of precipitation. Such changes in the global rate and distribution of precipitation may have a greater direct effect on human well-being and ecosystem dynamics than changes in temperature itself. Despite the co-variability of both of these climate variables, attention in long-term climate reconstruction has mainly concentrated on… CONTINUE READING
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