Hurricanes expected to linger over Northeast cities, causing greater damage

Journal Reference: Andra J. Garner, Robert E. Kopp, Benjamin P. Horton. Evolving Tropical Cyclone Tracks in the North Atlantic in a Warming Climate. Earth’s Future, 2021; DOI: 10.1029/2021EF002326 In the new study, climate scientist Andra Garner at Rowan University analyzed more than 35,000 computer-simulated storms. To assess likely storm outcomes in the future, Garner and … Read more

Back-to-back hurricanes expected to increase in the Gulf Coast

Journal Reference: Dazhi Xi, Ning Lin. Sequential Landfall of Tropical Cyclones in the United States: From Historical Records to Climate Projections. Geophysical Research Letters, 2021; 48 (21) DOI: 10.1029/2021GL094826 As global climate changes, more tropical storms have been packed into a single hurricane season, which in the Gulf region typically runs from June through November. … Read more

To understand the future of hurricanes, look to the past

Journal Reference: Duo Chan, Gabriel A. Vecchi, Wenchang Yang, Peter Huybers. Improved simulation of 19th- and 20th-century North Atlantic hurricane frequency after correcting historical sea surface temperatures. Science Advances, 2021; 7 (26): eabg6931 DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abg6931 While most climate scientists agree that hurricane severity, at least in terms of rainfall, will likely increase as the planet … Read more

Feather phenomenon: Radar indicates stronger hurricanes lure, transport more birds

Journal Reference: Matthew S. Van Den Broeke. Bioscatter transport by tropical cyclones: insights from 10 years in the Atlantic basin. Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation, 2021; DOI: 10.1002/rse2.225 Reports of birds being trapped in the center of hurricanes date back to at least the 19th century, when crews observed the phenomenon from the bows of … Read more

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