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Linkage between Cyclonic Storms, QBO, Total Ozone and Climate Change

Author Affiliations

  • 1Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Dr.HomiBhabha Road, Pashan, Pune-411008, Maharastra, INDIA
  • 2 Spicer Memorial College, Aundh, Pune, Maharastra, INDIA

Res. J. Recent Sci., Volume 1, Issue (8), Pages 67-69, August,2 (2012)


Cyclonic storm frequency exhibits variations of different time scales. If long-term variations of cyclonic storm frequency are properly documented then the epochs of higher and lower frequencies could be foreshadowed much in advance. Ozone has been found to be one of the most important radiative gases in the stratosphere and the upper troposphere, as it is not only able to absorb the incoming solar ultraviolet radiation, but also part of the visible radiation as well as re-emit and absorb the outgoing terrestrial infrared radiation, consequently, changes ozone concentrations affect climate. Keeping the above in view a study has been undertaken to examine the relation between the cyclonic storms, total ozone and QBO (Quasi Biennial Oscillation).


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