Tropical Cyclones (Atlantic Ocean - Global Warming Effects: Frequency, The Past Century) -- Summary

January 2012
CO2 Science;01/25/2012, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p8
The article discusses research on tropical storms and hurricanes of the Atlantic Ocean. A study by M. C. Bove et al examined the characteristics of all recorded landfalling U.S. Gulf Coast hurricanes from 1896 to 1995 in an effort to describe global warming. It concluded that fears of increased hurricane activity in the Gulf of Mexico are premature. In another study by Elsner et al, a changepoint analysis of time series of annual major North Atlantic and U.S. hurricane counts is conducted.


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