Sustainable development: Hurricanes – Safety valves

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United Nations – Climate Change Summit 2019 Sustainable development: Hurricanes – Safety valves Part of physics has curiously remained in the shadow. It is discovered when a huge amount of energy must be quickly dissipated. There are few cases, but they are crucial for the environment: control

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How does a tropical storm become a hurricane?

Histogram Hurricane Florence 2018

Histogram of Hurricane Florence 2018 Changes in the estimated average wind speed classify the weather events over the sea as a tropical depression, a tropical storm, or a hurricane (tropical cyclone). The Saffir-Simpson scale is used to allow proper classification. The attached curve reveals no abnormality when

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Michel Pluviose
Michel Pluviose is an honorary professor of Le Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers (CNAM). Formerly chair of turbomachines at CNAM. Previously, he served as laboratory director of the Technical Association for Turbomachines and Gas Turbines (ATTAG).