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Press Release 08-175
Future Risk of Hurricanes: The Role of Climate Change

Scientists focus on hurricane-prone Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea to assess likely changes

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Zooming in on future climate, scientists are "nesting" regional and global models.

Zooming in on future climate, scientists are "nesting" a regional weather model, at a resolution as fine as 2.5 miles, within a global model, at a resolution of about 100 miles.

Credit: Steve Deyo, UCAR


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Research on the future likelihood of hurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico, such as Ike, is underway.

Research on the future likelihood of hurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico, such as Ike, is underway.

Credit: NASA


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