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2017 hurricane season follows year of extremes

1 Jun 2017, USF Health

The 2016 hurricane season was the longest hurricane season since 1951, making it the second-longest hurricane season on record. That’s the conclusion drawn in a paper just published in Geophysical Research Letters, which examines examines 15 tropical storms, seven hurricanes and three intense hurricanes.


    National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Sistema Nacional de Proteccion Civil (SINAPROC)
  • Website: http://www.sinaproc.gob.pa/
  • Contact:Director General
  • Phone:+507 520 4435 +507 624 338 76


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Sistema Nacional de Proteccion Civil (SINAPROC)
  • Website: http://www.sinaproc.gob.pa/
  • Contact:Director General
  • Phone:+507 520 4435 +507 624 338 76
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