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The High Cost of Safe Hurricanes

This is the page for the Tuesday, August 02, 2005 installment of Earthwatch Radio from the University of Wisconsin. The text script for the show is on the page and there is a link to listen to the ...

Hurricanes

This site is a joint effort of NOAA Research and the College of Education at the University of South Alabama. The goal of the site is to provide middle school science students and teachers with ...

Hurricane Charley Progression

This page from NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio presents images and an animation of Hurricane Charley from August 2004. This animation zooms down to the Caribbean Sea where Hurricane Charley ...

Hurricane Isabel Genesis

This animation follows Hurricane Isabel (2003) from its birthplace in the Ethiopian Highlands of East Africa, across the Atlantic Ocean, to the United States. First, the animation zooms into the ...

Extreme Weather Sourcebook: Tornadoes

The Extreme Weather Sourcebook is a database maintained by the Societal Impacts Program (SIP) at NCAR of statistics on extreme weather events. The Sourcebook is intended as a resource for ...

Hurricanes: New Tools for Predicting

Hurricane Katrina provided a stark reminder of the importance of accurate hurricane prediction. This video segment, produced a year before Katrina struck, describes the then-current state of research ...

Western & Central Gulf of Mexico

This website houses a collection of online publications from the Coastal and Marine Geology Program in the United States Geological Survey. The collection topic is coastal and marine geology in the ...

Coastal Storms

This online article is part of the USGS Exploring Earth Hazards site. The article highlights the causes of coastal storms like hurricanes and northeasters, and the hazards associated with them. The ...

Hurricane Katrina Satellite Images

This website features satellite images of areas in Lousiana and Mississippi that were affected by Hurricane Katrina. The collection shows flooding and levee breaks at various localities.

Hurricane Risk for New Orleans

This trancribed article from American Radio Works discusses the hurricane risk in New Orleans. The 2002 article talks about how deep flood waters would be in a Category Five hurricane and the ...

Hurricane Preparedness: Storm Surge

This webpage, developed by the National Hurricane Center, describes hurricane storm surges. The page contains a detailed description of storm surges and how they are created, tools to evaluate the ...

Hurricane Impacts on the U.S. Oil and Natural Gas Markets

This website contains official US energy statistics. The site provides reports summarizing Hurricane Katrina impacts on US oil and gas markets. The site contains shut-in statistics, Gulf oil and ...

The Mississippi River and Tributaries Project

This website, provided by the US Army Corps of Engineers, describes the Mississippi River Basin and the engineering history on the river and in the basin. Specific topics include a description of the ...

Have Flood Controls on the Mississippi River Been Successful?

This section of the Exploring Earth project addresses the question of flood control along the Mississippi River. The site discusses the structures used in flood control, the Mississippi River, the ...

BBC In Depth: Hurricane Katrina

This BBC News clearinghouse website provides a wide variety of information regarding Hurricane Katrina. Information includes news stories, scientific analysis and background, eyewitness accounts, ...

Hurricane Katrina Media Gallery

Digital Globe provides a set of satellite images of New Orleans, Louisiana and various locations in Mississippi affected by Hurricane Katrina. Users may download images and image analysis from this ...

Hurricanes Are Getting Stronger, Study Says.

This news release from the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) describes a study suggesting that hurricanes are getting stronger. Users may also follow links to related sites including an ...

Hurricane Season

This website discusses the science of hurricanes and what people can do to be informed and prepared for storms. Information includes news stories on past and predicted hurricanes, hurricane science, ...

WINDS: Measuring Ocean Winds from Space

This website provides access to images and data gathered by the SeaWinds scatterometer, a microwave radar sensor designed specifically to measure ocean near-surface wind speed and direction. The site ...




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