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How Vertical Wind Shear Affects Tropical Cyclone Intensity Change: An Overview

By Levi Thatcher and Zhaoxia Pu

Submitted: June 9th 2010Reviewed: September 14th 2010Published: April 19th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/15416

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Levi Thatcher and Zhaoxia Pu (April 19th 2011). How Vertical Wind Shear Affects Tropical Cyclone Intensity Change: An Overview, Recent Hurricane Research - Climate, Dynamics, and Societal Impacts, Anthony Lupo, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/15416. Available from:

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