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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 ...
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work:AGU Highlights

Hurricane Katrina Storm Report

This website chronicles the progress of Hurricane Katrina from August 25th to August 29th, 2005. The site includes photos, videos and text written by storm chasers recounting Katrina's first landfall ...
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Animations/Video

Fast Facts on Areas Affected by Hurricane Katrina

This website contains a variety of information compiled by the US Census Bureau regarding Hurricane Katrina. Information includes a series of thematic maps (in PDF format with zoom capability) ...
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Maps, Datasets and Tools:Datasets

Hurricanes: health and safety

The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention created this website to inform citizens about the health and safety issues related to Hurricane Katrina. The website includes an information spotlight ...
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Collection

Background on the 1900 Galveston Hurricane

A report on the 1900 hurricane that devastated Galveston, Texas is available on the AGU Web site. It is a chapter from the book, Hurricane!: Coping with Disaster (AGU, 2003), covering the event ...
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work:AGU Highlights

Using Internet technology to deliver an inquiry-based Earth systems course designed for middle school teachers
Abstract: The past decade has seen the exponential growth of the Internet as a tool to deliver on-line instruction at all educational levels. Many first generation on-line courses employed strategies ...

Resource Type: Course Information

Hurricane Katrina Special Feature

This National Wetlands Research Center (NWRC) clearinghouse provides links to information related to Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Information includes science for emergency response and recovery, ...
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Collection

Transitions and Tipping Points in Complex Environmental Systems

This report, by an NSF advisory committee, details many of the environmental challenges facing our planet and our society, and issues a call to action for NSF, for researchers, and for educators, to ...
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary, Policy Resources

Flash Flood: Hurricane Katrina's Inundation of New Orleans

This animation created for the New Orleans Times-Picayne newspaper shows the flooding of New Orleans caused by Hurricane Katrina. A time-sequenced animated map of New Orleans shows levee breaks and ...
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video, Images/Illustrations

Hurricane Katrina Impact Studies

This website is a cooperative research project between the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), NASA, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the University of New Orleans. The goal of the project is to ...
Resource Type: Policy Resources, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Scientific Resources:Research Results, Audio/Visual:Maps