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

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

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

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, ...
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Opinion, Collection, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Animations/Video

Hurricanes: the greatest storms on earth

Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

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

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 ...
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Research Results

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 ...
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Opinion, Overview/Reference Work

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 ...
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Collection, Datasets and Tools:Datasets, Audio/Visual:Animations/Video, Images/Illustrations

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