COSEE Ocean Systems: News
A Change in the Wind
Description: Climate model simulations for the 21st Century indicate a robust increase in wind shear in the tropical Atlantic due to global warming, which may inhibit hurricane development and intensification. Historically, increased wind shear has been associated with reduced hurricane activity and intensity. [Source: University of Miami]
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Source: University of Miami
Publish Date: 4/19/2007
Reading Level: Basic
Page Length: 2