Auburn scientists exploring conditions impacting hurricane frequency
As a society, we are only now beginning to understand the emotional, physical and economic toll of recent catastrophic events such as hurricanes Harvey and Irma, says Auburn University climate scientist Hanqin Tian.
This past August, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA, had forecasted the likelihood that 2017 would be an above-normal hurricane season with 14 to 19 named storms and two to five major hurricanes within the Gulf of Mexico, Atlantic and Pacific oceans. Read more about hurricane frequency.
Last modified: September 24, 2017