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Volcanic Ash Fall

This United States Geological Survey (USGS) on-line publication discusses volcanic ash fall in terms of composition and effects. This report discusses the negative effects of volcanic ash fall on ...

The San Andreas Fault

This United States Geological Survey (USGS) publication discusses the San Andreas Fault in California; specifically what has caused the fault, where it is located, surface features that characterize ...

U. S. Geological Survey Volcano Hazards Program

A comprehensive overview of the U.S. Geological Survey's Volcano Hazards Program and current volcanic activity in the United States. The Volcano Hazards Program monitors volcanoes and collects the ...

Natural Hazards.org

This site provides atmospheric and geologic hazard information for researchers, teachers, students, and concerned citizens. For each hazard, information about the locations and seasons of greatest ...

Hurricanes 1: The Science of Hurricanes

This lesson is the first of a two-part series on the science of hurricanes and the kinds of technology being used to identify and track them. In this segment, students examine different scientific ...

Hurricanes

This undergraduate meteorology tutorial from Texas A&M University discusses the climatology of hurricanes (where they form, where they go, and their niche in the general circulation) as well as ...

Hurricanes

This portal offers current information that will change as the season progresses, but some of the background material is valuable for educational purposes. Graphics include The evolution of a ...

GOES Hurricane Linda

This NASA lithograph presents a GOES satellite image of Hurricane Linda as it approached Baja, California on September 12, 1997. A brief explanation of how hurricanes are formed and a classroom ...

Hurricane Andrew

This poster shows a NASA-NOAA GOES (Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite) image of Hurricane Andrew on the front and provides classroom activities for K-4, 5-8, and 9-12 on the back.

Hurricane Fran

This page displays imagery of Hurricane Fran from the NASA-NOAA Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES). The page is part of the Visualization of Remote Sensing Data website of ...

Hurricanes: The Greatest Storms on Earth

This site provides general information on hurricanes, including how they form, where and when conditions favorable to hurricane formation exist, how wind speeds are classified, and what conditions ...

Eye in the Sky: Hurricanes

This resource presents a brief overview of these violent tropical ocean storms. It covers the science, phenomenon, and effects of hurricanes, and includes videos clips that depict how hurricanes ...

Classifying Hurricanes

This site offers a brief explanation, accompanied by animations, of how the intensities of hurricanes are classified using the Saffir-Simpson Scale. Each category of storm includes a description of ...

Hurricane Tracking Chart

Students can use this map to track the progress of hurricanes and tropical storms in the western Atlantic Ocean and Carribean Sea. It includes descriptions of hurricane watch and warning conditions.

Hurricanes

This webpage is a part of the WW2010 site from the University of Illinois. Here, students can learn about the conditions necessary for hurricanes to form and sustain themselves. The discussion is ...

Hurricane Debby

This NASA Scientific Visualization Studio page presents still images and video of Hurricane Debby as it advanced on the USA in August of 2000. The data was collected by the SeaWiFS instrument on ...

Hurricane Fabian

This page from NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio shows images of Hurricane Fabian near Bermuda on Sept. 4, 2004. The imagery was collected by the wide-angle lens of the Sea-viewing ...

Hurricane Florence

This NASA Scientific Visualization Studio page presents an interactive exploration of a computational model of Hurricane Florence using an immersive environment controlled by a boom.

Hurricane Gustav

This page from NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio presents a number of images and videos of Hurricane Gustav as it approached North America in September of 2002.

Web-Based Exercises for GLY 1000 - Teaching Dynamic Earth

This website contains exercises for various topics which include animations and visualizations as well as content and thought questions. Topics include: Scientific method, Minerals, Bowen's Reaction ...

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