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Climate change and tropical cyclone trend

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Fig. 1: Changes in mean TCS according to latitude, basin and time along with their mean latitudes and percentages at sea points.

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The tropical cyclone data were taken from the International Best Track Archive for Climate Stewardship (IBTrACS;

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This research was supported by the Basic Science Research Program through the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) funded by the Ministry of Education (2017R1A2B2005019) and the Korea Meteorological Administration Research and Development Program under grant KMI2018-07610.

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I.-J.M. conceived the idea, designed the study, and wrote the Comment. S.-H.K. conducted most of the analysis and discovered the main results. J.C.L.C. contributed to the interpretation of the results and editing of the manuscript.

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Moon, IJ., Kim, SH. & Chan, J.C.L. Climate change and tropical cyclone trend. Nature 570, E3–E5 (2019).

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