Stalled Tropical Cyclones like Harvey may become less frequent in the future over Texas 10 July 2020

Stalled Tropical Cyclones like Harvey may become less frequent in the future over Texas

The movement of landfalling tropical cyclones (TCs) can substantially affect the resulting damage. Since the beginning of the 21st century, Texas has experienced a number of devastating TCs; and research shows stalled TCs may become less frequent.

Climate Change is Destroying a Barrier That Protects the U.S. East Coast from Hurricanes 24 May 2019

Climate Change is Destroying a Barrier That Protects the U.S. East Coast from Hurricanes

Columbia University highlights Mingfang Ting, James Kossin (NOAA NCEI), Cuihua Li, and Suzana Camargo's new hurricane intensity study, supported by NOAA Research's Modeling, Analysis, Predictions, and Projections Program (MAPP) Program, 

Chill Out: Cooling of Coastal Surface Waters Impacts Hurricane Intensity 26 April 2016

Chill Out: Cooling of Coastal Surface Waters Impacts Hurricane Intensity

Tropical storms like 2011’s Hurricane Irene experienced cooling in the coastal surface waters ahead of the eye of the hurricane, which reduced storm intensity, according to a CPO-funded study by Rutgers’ University Professor Scott Glenn and partners published in Nature Communications.
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