Tropical cyclones and permanent El Niño in the early Pliocene epoch

@article{Fedorov2010TropicalCA,
  title={Tropical cyclones and permanent El Ni{\~n}o in the early Pliocene epoch},
  author={A. Fedorov and C. Brierley and K. Emanuel},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2010},
  volume={463},
  pages={1066-1070}
}
  • A. Fedorov, C. Brierley, K. Emanuel
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine, Environmental Science
  • Nature
  • Tropical cyclones (also known as hurricanes and typhoons) are now believed to be an important component of the Earth’s climate system. In particular, by vigorously mixing the upper ocean, they can affect the ocean’s heat uptake, poleward heat transport, and hence global temperatures. Changes in the distribution and frequency of tropical cyclones could therefore become an important element of the climate response to global warming. A potential analogue to modern greenhouse conditions, the… CONTINUE READING

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