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Concluding Remarks

  • Asuka Suzuki-Parker
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Part of the Springer Theses book series (Springer Theses)

Abstract

The impact of increasing greenhouse gases on TC activity is one of the most pressing issues for both the scientific and industrial/governmental communities. The current debate can largely be divided into two parts. First, has there been a shift in TC activity associated with increasing greenhouse gases? And second, how will TC activity change in the future? While the answer to the first question remains somewhat inconclusive [3], the answer to the second question is in strong demand among the industrial and governmental communities. Dynamical modeling can be used to project the future TC activity with increasing greenhouse gases, and this is the topic of investigation in this study.

Keywords

Tropical Cyclone General Pareto Distribution Community Climate System Model Intense Storm African Easterly Wave 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg  2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Earth Atmospheric SciencesGeorgia Institute of TechnologyAtlantaUSA

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