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Hurricane Visualizations

This site from NOAA's Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory presents descriptions, 3-D images and animations of some noteworthy hurricanes in recent history, including Andrew, Opal and Fran. The ...

GFDL VisGallery

This site contains visualizations and animations based on the results of the Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory's research. They are offered as examples of various visualization techniques and ...

NASA's Hurricane Resource Page

NASA's Hurricane Resource Page provides a wide variety of information regarding recent and historic hurricanes. A collection of links feature information including the latest images and animations ...

NOAA-CIRES Climate Diagnostics Center

The mission of the Climate Diagnostics Center (CDC) is to identify the nature and causes for climate variations on time scales ranging from weeks to centuries. This website offers access to ...

SAGUARO: Science and GIS Unlocking Analysis and Research Opportunities

The SAGUARO project CD-ROM features three learning modules that use GIS to learn about earth system science. The three modules - Exploring Tropical Cyclones, Exploring the Dynamic Earth, and ...

NOAA El Nino Page

El Nino is a disruption of the ocean-atmosphere system in the Tropical Pacific having important consequences for weather and climate around the globe. This webpage provides a portal to a wide array ...

Exploring the Environment

On-line, problem-based modules developed by NASA's Classroom of the Future for K-4, 5-8, and 9-12 teachers and students. Modules address events such as volcanoes, hurricanes, dinosaur extinction ...

Movies of El Nino (ENSO) Ocean Model Experiments

The Thermal Modeling and Analysis Project (TMAP) at PMEL carries out ocean model experiments, using a state-of-the-art ocean circulation model developed at NOAA's Geophysical Fluid Dynamics ...

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Adminstration's Operational Significant Event Imagery

This web page provides high-resolution, detailed imagery of significant environmental events. Links are available to images on the following subjects: current events, dust storms, fires, floods, ...

GOES Hurricane Linda

This NASA lithograph presents a GOES satellite image of Hurricane Linda as it approached Baja, California on September 12, 1997. A brief explanation of how hurricanes are formed and a classroom ...

Hurricanes: The Greatest Storms on Earth

This site provides general information on hurricanes, including how they form, where and when conditions favorable to hurricane formation exist, how wind speeds are classified, and what conditions ...

Preliminary forecast model energy map - 2010 Chile event

This image show preliminary calculations for wave height resulting from the February 2010 tsunami generated by the 8.8 magnitude earthquake that struck just offshore of Maule, Chile on February 27, ...

Tsunami Propagation Visualization

This visualization of the Tsunami generated by the 2010 Chile earthquake shows the spread of the tsunami waves across the pacific. The animation was computed with the MOST tsunami model. Across the ...

Exploring the Link between Hurricanes and Climate using GCM Results

In this activity, students examine global climate model output and consider the potential impact of global warming on tropical cyclone initiation and evolution. As a follow-up, students read two ...

Formation of a Tsunami

This Flash animation, by McGraw-Hill, illustrates the steps involved in producing a tsunami. First, motion along a submerged fault plane causes a column of water to rise directly above the epicenter. ...

Tsunamis Database

The tsunamis database allows users to find and compare tsunamis that have struck across the world based on their location, date, intensity, and the number of lives they have claimed

US Army Corps of Engineers---New Orleans Office

Website for the US Army Corps of Engineers New Orleans Office, which controls the Mississippi River wetlands studies and projects major players in the environment.

Tsunami!

A general introduction to tsunamis including information about the mechanisms of tsunami generation and propagation, the impact of tsunamis on humankind, and the Tsunami Warning System. Sections ...

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