Hurricane Risk for New Orleans

Daniel Zwerdling, American Public Media

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 likelihood that such a storm would hit. Users may also listen to the article using Real Player audio program.

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Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Biology, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Extreme weather, Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Extreme Weather:Hurricanes, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Special Interest: Hazards
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental Science, Atmospheric Science, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Hazards, Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Water, Weather, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Hydrology/Hydrogeology, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Climate Change
Topics: Climate, Biosphere, Ecology:Habitats, Hydrosphere/Cryosphere:Surface Water