Marine Climate and Climate Change

Marine Climate and Climate Change

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Marine environmental conditions such as storms, storm surges and wave heights are directly experienced by, for example, off-shore operations or coastal populations. The authors review and bring together the state-of-the-art and present day knowledge about historical changes, recent trends and concepts on how marine environmental conditions may change in the future as well as discuss models and data problems.We start with a description of mid-latitude cyclones and storm tracks (Section 2.2). Midlatitude cyclones form along the polar front in both hemispheres and preferably propagate eastward. The regions that, on average, experience highanbsp;...

Title:Marine Climate and Climate Change
Author:R. Weisse
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2010-01-08


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