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After Lorenzo and Ophelia, should we prepare European coasts for tropical storms and hurricanes?

After Lorenzo and Ophelia, should we prepare European coasts for tropical storms and hurricanes?

Autumn is hurricane season in the north tropics and indeed 2019 does not make exception from this point of view. After Dorian hitting Bahamas and North Carolina, the American National Hurricane Center named Lorenzo a tropical depression originating near Capo Verde. On September 25th Lorenzo became a category 1 hurricane, according to the Saffir-Simpson scale. This scale categorizes the hurricanes ...[Read More]

June Heatwave 2019: can we attribute the event to anthropogenic emission?

June Heatwave 2019: can we attribute the event to anthropogenic emission?

If August Rodin had lived nowadays, he would have placed his gates of hell (la Porte de l’Enfer) in Gallargues-le-Montueux, where the absolute French temperature record (45.9 °C) was set on June 28th this year. The last week of June has been very hot, not only in the south of France, but overall central Europe: in the Alps, some locations such as Chamonix (France) and Aosta (Italy) experienced tem ...[Read More]

NP Interviews: the Division President Stéphane Vannitsem

NP Interviews: the Division President Stéphane Vannitsem

Today’s NP Interviews hosts the Nonlinear Processes Division President Stéphane Vannitsem. Stéphane is the head of the Dynamical Meteorology and Climatology Unit of the Research division of the Royal Meteorological Institute of Belgium, and lecturer at the Free University of Brussels. He is currently president of the Nonlinear Processes division of the European Geosciences Union and executive edit ...[Read More]

Welcome to the Nonlinear Processes in Geosciences Blog!

Welcome to the Nonlinear Processes in Geosciences Blog!

We are happy to announce that the growing Nonlinear Processes in Geosciences (NP) community has a new unifying platform where newsworthy information on different topics will be published, with the main aim to reach many scientists at a time. Thus, this is the official launch of the Nonlinear Processes in Geosciences Blog! We hope this platform could serve as a starting point to strengthen our comm ...[Read More]