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Data in Action: A Tale of 2 Hurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico

PostPosted: Thu Sep 10, 2020 4:21 pm
by podaac
At the end of August 2020, a unique event was observed in the Gulf of Mexico - the occurrence of two tropical cyclones within close spatio-temporal proximity to one another and their combined ocean response. Marco made landfall first, as a tropical storm on 24 August 2020, having weakened from a Category 1 hurricane before landfall. Laura made landfall on 27 August 2020 as a Category 4 hurricane, having intensified from a Category 2 within 24 hours prior to landfall.

The evolution of sea surface temperature (SST) anomalies in the Gulf of Mexico before....

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