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Cyclone “Seed” Survival Affects Hurricane Season Intensity

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Source: Geophysical Research Letters

A translation of this article was made by Wiley. 本文由Wiley提供翻译稿。

Predicting how many tropical hurricanes will form during a hurricane season is important for mitigation and disaster preparedness, but can be tricky to get right. Previous investigations have shed light on two factors that affect the number of tropical cyclones: the number of tropical cyclone “seeds,” which are weak vortices in the lower troposphere, and their survival rate. However, a better understanding of the conditions that lead seed storms to evolve into full-blown hurricanes and typhoons is needed to help scientists predict the intensity of storm seasons in future climate change scenarios.

Using climate conditions to estimate the survival rate of potential tropical cyclone seeds is a useful approach to predicting future hurricanes, according to new research. Ikehata and Satoh show that although plenty of would-be hurricanes and typhoons form over the oceans, it’s not just a numbers game in which more seed storms mean more hurricanes. The seeds need the right conditions to survive.

“The change in [the number of] seeds is not so important in the future—we need to study more survival rates.”

“The change in [the number of] seeds is not so important in the future—we need to study more survival rates,” said Masaki Satoh, a climate scientist at the University of Tokyo’s Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute and one of the study’s authors. “This is something contrary to the previous notions,” which suggested that the number of tropical cyclone seeds affected primarily the intensity of hurricane seasons.

To come to their conclusion, the authors examined a database of tropical cyclones and tropical cyclone seeds during summers in the Northern Hemisphere from 2000 to 2018. They also collected atmospheric variables and sea surface temperatures during those storms to determine the best conditions needed for tropical storm seeds to grow.

They found that the number of seeds that appeared in a given month was related to the average vorticity, or the spin speed, of the weather systems in an area, as well as the average vertical wind speed. During the study period, only about 10%–20% of seeds converted into tropical cyclones. Climate conditions, such as sea surface temperature, humidity, and winds, determined whether seeds grew into hurricanes.

So what am I supposed to do with all the Hurricane seeds that Xiao won't use?

Everyone seems fine about Xiao needing to farm 2 separate elite bosses but this change is so pointless and is not in any way an improvement.

Yeah I can use the Hurricane seeds on other anemo characters but the Gemstones are a bitch to farm as well and the new material to turn them from a different elements is not farmable, it's rather limited and tied to wishing.

The boss is literally a "see how good Zhongli is now" and Xiao just got fucked because people bitched about Zhongli on 1.2; and you can see how everything is a prep to give an excuse for the first changes. We need new boss to showcase Zhongli, we need a character that could use the mats sorry Xiao take this, you still need anemo gems tho, what? New boss gives random gems except for anemo? Here's a new material to turn gems into different elements and uhh. it's a dust exchange item so u can only change like 3 gemstones kek get fucked.

Ps: we need a buff on the gem rates, you get far more seeds than the other shit when they both drop from the same source it's so infuriating.

Ps ps: the boss sucks ass, it's a meat shield with no interesting mechanics so don't even start with "new changes are always good, so refreshing".

Sarracenia leucophylla ‘Hurricane Creek White’ x (flava rubricorpora x ‘Adrian Slack’) HC Clone A Seeds

Sarracenia leucophylla ‘Hurricane Creek White’ x (flava rubricorpora x ‘Adrian Slack’) HC Clone A Seeds

This is a cross that is sure to produce tall, colorful showstoppers. The pod parent is a seed-grown clone of ‘Hurricane Creek White’ that often opens with a red exterior, before aging to pure green and white with a snow-clean mouth, and the pollen parent is an exceedingly tall and slender, heavily veined plant with huge lids. Resulting offspring will probably be heavily patterned in white with rich red veins and pale interior.

Packets contain approximately 20 seeds, and require cold stratification.

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