Articles | Volume 19, issue 4
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 941–955, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-19-941-2019
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 941–955, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-19-941-2019

Research article 26 Apr 2019

Research article | 26 Apr 2019

Assessing the impact of sea surface temperatures on a simulated medicane using ensemble simulations

Robin Noyelle et al.

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This paper investigates the formation of the Mediterranean hurricane that developed between Balearic Islands and Sardinia in October 1996, with a particular focus on the influence of sea surface temperature. We show that increased sea surface temperatures lead to greater probabilities of appearance and a greater strength of the resulting hurricane, suggesting that the processes for Mediterranean hurricanes at steady state are very similar to tropical cyclones.
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