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Program Details - The Jet Stream and Us 2008-02-17 21:00:00

This program is on BBC Four

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A look at how jet streams have been responsible for bewildering bomber pilots in World War II, turbocharging modern transatlantic flyers, the 1987 hurricane and the recent floods. A Jet stream is a ribbon of fast moving air high in the atmosphere and has been responsible for bewildering bomber pilots in World War II, turbocharging modern transatlantic flyers, the 1987 hurricane and the recent floods. Scientists now believe this powerful weather phenomenon is now changing its pattern of behaviour and could have an even bigger impact on our climate. [S]

 

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