We gratefully acknowledge support from NSF Grants EF-0429520 and ATM-0332910, NOAA Grants NA04OAR4600194 and NA04OAR4310034, and NASA Grant NNG04GG46G. Xavier Rodó also received funding from the project CIRCE, Climate Change and Impact Research (SUSTDEV-2005-3.L3.1-036961-2) UE, 6th FP.
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