Aerosols from human activities tend t...

Aerosols from human activities tend to weaken hurricanes and cyclones

There are 1 comment on the Science Daily story from Mar 10, 2014, titled Aerosols from human activities tend to weaken hurricanes and cyclones. In it, Science Daily reports that:

Aerosols in the atmosphere produced from human activities do indeed directly affect a hurricane or tropical cyclone, but not in a way many scientists had previously believed.

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#1 Mar 11, 2014
.. anthropogenic aerosols result in delayed development, weakened intensity and early dissipation, but an enlarged rainband and increased precipitation under polluted conditions. Our results imply that anthropogenic aerosols probably exhibit an opposite effect to that of greenhouse gases, highlighting the necessity of incorporating a realistic microphysical–radiative interaction of aerosols for accurate forecasting and climatic prediction of TCs in atmospheric models.[]

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