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A review of cyclone track shifts over the Great Lakes of North America: implications for storm surges

Tew-Fik Mahdi, Gaurav Jain, Shay Patel and Aman Kaur Sidhu

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Cyclone tracks over the Great Lakes of North America shift, both East–West as well as North–South. The reasons for the shifts are various small-scale as well as large-scale processes associated with the general circulation of the atmosphere. The East–West shift has an approximate periodicity of 10 years, while the North–South shift occurs roughly with a periodicity of 20 years. The East–West shift is more important than the North–South shift. The amount of shift could be as much as a few hundred kilometers. The implication of these shifts for storm surges in the Great Lakes is considered.

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Storm surges; Cyclone tracks shift; Great Lakes of North America

Subjects: 1000 Civil engineering > 1006 Hydrologic engineering
Department: Department of Civil, Geological and Mining Engineering
PolyPublie URL: https://publications.polymtl.ca/5317/
Journal Title: Natural Hazards (vol. 98, no. 1)
Publisher: Springer
DOI: 10.1007/s11069-018-3429-2
Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11069-018-3429-2
Date Deposited: 13 Jul 2020 18:12
Last Modified: 07 Apr 2024 02:50
Cite in APA 7: Mahdi, T.-F., Jain, G., Patel, S., & Sidhu, A. K. (2019). A review of cyclone track shifts over the Great Lakes of North America: implications for storm surges. Natural Hazards, 98(1), 119-135. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11069-018-3429-2

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