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Hurricane action greatest in a thousand a long time?

Question by Dawei: Hurricane exercise highest in a thousand years?
No 1 else posted this so I figured I would. kingdom/2/hello/science/character/8197191.stm

“The final decade has observed an common of 17 hurricanes and tropical storms in the Atlantic – previously in the century, 50 percent that range have been recorded.

But current levels were matched and maybe exceeded in the course of the Medieval Environment Anomaly (also acknowledged as the Medieval Warm Period of time) about 1,000 years in the past.”

“Then [1000 many years back], he states, an extended time period of La Nina circumstances in the Pacific – which help hurricane formation – co-incided with relatively warm circumstances in the Atlantic.

Now, the large range is simply pushed by warming waters in the Atlantic – which is projected to enhance in the coming many years”


What do you assume about Mann’s conclusions? And do you think sediment records can be an exact proxy for hurricane action?

Finest solution:

Answer by Peter J
The proper answer: they don’t know, nor could they possibly have the foggiest notion.

What do you think? Response below!

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