Low Atlantic hurricane activity in the 1970s and 1980s compared to the past 270 years

  title={Low Atlantic hurricane activity in the 1970s and 1980s compared to the past 270 years},
  author={John Nyberg and Bj{\"o}rn A. Malmgren and Amos Winter and Mark R. Jury and K. Halimeda Kilbourne and Terrence M. Quinn},
Hurricane activity in the North Atlantic Ocean has increased significantly since 1995 (refs 1, 2). This trend has been attributed to both anthropogenically induced climate change and natural variability, but the primary cause remains uncertain. Changes in the frequency and intensity of hurricanes in the past can provide insights into the factors that influence hurricane activity, but reliable observations of hurricane activity in the North Atlantic only cover the past few decades. Here we… 

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