Articles | Volume 3, issue 1
https://doi.org/10.5194/wcd-3-173-2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/wcd-3-173-2022
Review article
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14 Feb 2022
Review article |  | 14 Feb 2022

Mediterranean cyclones: current knowledge and open questions on dynamics, prediction, climatology and impacts

Emmanouil Flaounas, Silvio Davolio, Shira Raveh-Rubin, Florian Pantillon, Mario Marcello Miglietta, Miguel Angel Gaertner, Maria Hatzaki, Victor Homar, Samira Khodayar, Gerasimos Korres, Vassiliki Kotroni, Jonilda Kushta, Marco Reale, and Didier Ricard

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This is a collective effort to describe the state of the art in Mediterranean cyclone dynamics, climatology, prediction (weather and climate scales) and impacts. More than that, the paper focuses on the future directions of research that would advance the broader field of Mediterranean cyclones as a whole. Thereby, we propose interdisciplinary cooperation and additional modelling and forecasting strategies, and we highlight the need for new impact-oriented approaches to climate prediction.