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Page 1 from 10Geology 111Atlantic Hurricanes, Surface Temperaturesand Carbon Dioxide LevelsIntroduction
Page 2 from 10Atlantic Hurricane Data (15 pts)Hurricane data is accessible at the National HurricaneCenter. Starting with the year 2001, record the name andwind speed of each hurricane tracked in the Atlantic Ocean(DO NOT INCLUDE TROPICAL STORMS OR DEPRESSIONS). Calculate the average wind speed of all hurricanes and count the total number of hurricanes tracked during that year. Repeat every year until 2016. Hurricane names (H or MH) and maximum wind speeds (knots) are given in the Atlantic Tropical Cyclone Track Maps or in Table 1 of the Atlantic Annual Summary. Information from the year 2001 are given to you in the next table. YearAtlantic Hurricane Name and Maximum WindSpeed of Each Hurricane (Knots)Avg. MaximumWind Speed of AllHurricanes (Knots)Total # of HurricanesTracked2001Erin (105)Karen (70)91.79Felix (100)Michelle (120)

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