Better eyes see more tropical storms

From NOAA:
[B]Study: Better Observations, Analyses Detecting Short-Lived Tropical Systems[/B]

August 11, 2009
A NOAA-led team of scientists has found that the apparent increase in the number of tropical storms and hurricanes since the late 19th and early 20th centuries is likely attributable to improvements in observational tools and analysis techniques that better detect short-lived storms.

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