Hurricane Research Division: Frequently Asked Questions
http://www.aoml.noaa.gov/hrd/tcfaq/tcfaqHED.html

Chris Landsea, Erica Rule, Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory, NOAA


This FAQ web site from the Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory answers various questions regarding hurricanes, typhoons and tropical cyclones. Technical references are given throughout the site for additional information. This site can help answer some of the questions that users may have about the characteristics of these catastrophic storms, how they are monitored and forecasted, and some of the research topics that are being addressed today.

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Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical , Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Extreme weather, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Extreme Weather:Hurricanes
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results, Overview/Reference Work
Special Interest: Hazards
Grade Level: High School (9-12), Middle (6-8), College Lower (13-14), General Public
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