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Improving Hurricane Intensity Forecasting through Data Assimilation: Environmental Conditions Versus the Vortex Initialization

By Zhaoxia Pu

Submitted: May 19th 2010Reviewed: October 27th 2010Published: April 19th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/14224

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Zhaoxia Pu (April 19th 2011). Improving Hurricane Intensity Forecasting through Data Assimilation: Environmental Conditions Versus the Vortex Initialization, Recent Hurricane Research - Climate, Dynamics, and Societal Impacts, Anthony Lupo, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/14224. Available from:

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