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Wild weather

Discussion in 'Earth and Environmental Science' started by amusicsite, 23 Oct 2015.

  1. amusicsite

    amusicsite dn ʎɐʍ sᴉɥ┴ Staff Member

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  2. sidevalve

    sidevalve Well-Known Geek

    And the records [I mean the careful - day to day measured, accurate and verifiable records] go back how long exactly ?
     
  3. amusicsite

    amusicsite dn ʎɐʍ sᴉɥ┴ Staff Member

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    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Atlantic_hurricane_warnings

    Obviously we have got better over time but landmark dates seem to be the 50s when we started seriously monitoring them, the 80s when we got better and the 90s/00s when satellites hit their peak.


    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Weather_satellite


    While ships and planes have also been used for decades.

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Weather_reconnaissance

    Not quite sure how long we can say for sure that there have not been winds this strong.
     
  4. amusicsite

    amusicsite dn ʎɐʍ sᴉɥ┴ Staff Member

    Location:
    UK