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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 Research Division: Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ web site from the Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory answers various questions regarding hurricanes, typhoons and tropical cyclones. Technical references are given ...

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, ...

Discover Dialogue: Meteorologist William Gray

In this interview published by Discover Magazine, meteorologist William Gray discusses the science of hurricane forecasting, one that he pioneered. Gray, who is a professor of atmospheric science and ...

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 ...

Ecosystem Management Coordination

This US Forest Service site provides access to the major information collection, storage, analysis, and decision-making processes used to manage the lands and resources of the National Forest system. ...

National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) from the US Forest Service

Federal legislation enacted in 1970 requires that government agencies consider the environmental costs of their actions through a process of environmental impact statements and public comment. This ...

Wind Erosion Research Unit

This website provides a synopsis of wind erosion, which can threaten the sustainability of natural resources. The USDA Wind Erosion Unit provides maps of areas at risk for wind erosion and drought, ...

Alaska Volcano Observatory

This resource contains general information about the location and activity of volcanoes in Alaska, including St. Paul and St. George Islands.

Estimating Hurricane-Force Winds

This resource provides an abstract: To better measure hurricane-force winds, the authors studied various types of synthetic aperture radar (SAR) wind retrieval schemes applied to the high winds ...

Hurricane intensification may be related to eyewall precipitation

This resource provides an abstract. The authors used weather surveillance radars along the United States coast to study the frequency of tall precipitation in order to quantify the relationship ...

Improving hurricane prediction

The authors report that a high resolution general circulation model now being used at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center and Ames Research Center doubles the resolution of most global weather models ...

Oceanic carbon may help track hurricanes

This resource is an abstract. The authors demonstrate for the first time that satellite images of dissolved organic matter may also help researchers approximate the mixing of surface-level ocean ...

Corrections of the Indian gauge data used for early assessments of the great 26 December 2004 earthquake

This resource is an abstract. This study re-evaluates slip velocity over the region of the December 26, 2004 Sumatra-Andaman earthquake. Using new data, the authors found that a mixed mode of slip ...

Tsunami warnings using ocean circulation models

This resource is an abstract. This study uses numerical models that take advantage of digital seismometry and satellite radar altimetry to shed light on tsunami source and formation mechanisms. The ...

Listening to the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami quake

This resource is an abstract. This study tracks the movement of the rupture that caused the December 26, 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami by comparing recordings of sound waves from five sensors located ...

A tsunami warning system for the Indian Ocean

This resource is an abstract. Using tidal gauge data from the time of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, the authors were able to reconstruct the height and speed of the waves and the time it took them ...

Tsunami "shadows" may allow remote detection of tidal waves

This resource provides an abstract. This study investigates tsunami shadows, extended dark strips on the ocean surface before a tsunami. Such shadows are found to result from an air-sea interaction ...




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