Hurricanes: the greatest storms on earth

David Herring, Earth Observatory, NASA

This website, provided by NASA’s Earth Observatory, describes the science behind hurricanes. Sections include hurricane formation and decay, hurricane anatomy, information regarding storm surges, hurricane climatology, a description of the Saffir-Simpson scale and NASA study missions. Users will also find a list of references regarding hurricanes and hurricane science.

Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Extreme weather, Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical , Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Extreme Weather:Hurricanes
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Special Interest: Hazards
Topics: Ocean:Physical Oceanography, Climate