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Earth Institute Research Projects

Understanding and Attributing Tropical Cyclone Intensity and Frequency Changes in the 20th and 21st Centuries

Lead PI: Mingfang Ting , Dr. Suzana J. Camargo

Unit Affiliation: Ocean & Climate Physics, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO)

August 2010 - July 2014
Inactive
Global
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: The team will separate multidecadal variability from anthropogenic forcing to model how the two different forcings affect hurricane intensity.

OUTCOMES: Found that 20th century potential intensity changes ere dominated by natural forcings but late 21st the opposite will be true and potential intensity will increase.