Regimes or Cycles in Tropical Cyclone Activity in the North Atlantic

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The important role of the correct use of statistics in the atmnospheric sciences literature is once again emphasized. Despite previous work on this topic, statistical techniques, even very simple ones, continue to be misused or altogether neglected, with the inevitable result of misleading or erroneous conclusions. An example concerning the impact of global climate change and hurricane activity is presented.

NOAA/AOML/Hurricane Research Division, Miami, Florida

CORRESPONDING AUTHOR: Sim D. Aberson, NOAA/AOML/Hurricane Research Division, 4301 Rickenbacker Causeway, Miami, FL 33149, E-mail: sim.aberson@noaa.gov

The important role of the correct use of statistics in the atmnospheric sciences literature is once again emphasized. Despite previous work on this topic, statistical techniques, even very simple ones, continue to be misused or altogether neglected, with the inevitable result of misleading or erroneous conclusions. An example concerning the impact of global climate change and hurricane activity is presented.

NOAA/AOML/Hurricane Research Division, Miami, Florida

CORRESPONDING AUTHOR: Sim D. Aberson, NOAA/AOML/Hurricane Research Division, 4301 Rickenbacker Causeway, Miami, FL 33149, E-mail: sim.aberson@noaa.gov
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