Trends in global tropical cyclone activity over the past twenty years (1986–2005)

@article{Klotzbach2006TrendsIG,
  title={Trends in global tropical cyclone activity over the past twenty years (1986–2005)},
  author={Philip J. Klotzbach},
  journal={Geophysical Research Letters},
  year={2006},
  volume={33}
}
  • P. Klotzbach
  • Published 1 May 2006
  • Environmental Science
  • Geophysical Research Letters
The recent destructive Atlantic hurricane seasons and several recent publications have sparked debate over whether warming tropical sea surface temperatures (SSTs) are causing more intense, longer‐lived tropical cyclones. This paper investigates worldwide tropical cyclone frequency and intensity to determine trends in activity over the past twenty years during which there has been an approximate 0.2°–0.4°C warming of SSTs. The data indicate a large increasing trend in tropical cyclone intensity… 

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