Internet Resources about Hurricanes and Teaching About Hurricanes


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Tropical storms

This short activity uses GIS to explore hurricane track information to understand factors that encourage the formation of hurricanes. This site includes all materials needed for an instructor to ...
Resource Type: Activities:Classroom Activity, Lab Activity, Computer Applications, Audio/Visual

Transitions and Tipping Points in Complex Environmental Systems

This report, by an NSF advisory committee, details many of the environmental challenges facing our planet and our society, and issues a call to action for NSF, for researchers, and for educators, to ...
Resource Type: Policy Resources, Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary

Global Warming and Hurricanes

This page from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory presents information on the state of knowledge about the potential connections between ...
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

Hurricanes on sandy shorelines: Lessons for development

This Carolina Environmental Diversity Explorations “virtual field trip” examines the impact of hurricanes on beaches and coastal development with high-resolution photographs and text. First, ...
Resource Type: Activities:Virtual Field Trip

Hurricanes: New Tools for Predicting

Hurricane Katrina provided a stark reminder of the importance of accurate hurricane prediction. This video segment, produced a year before Katrina struck, describes the then-current state of research ...
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video

The High Cost of Safe Hurricanes

This is the page for the Tuesday, August 02, 2005 installment of Earthwatch Radio from the University of Wisconsin. The text script for the show is on the page and there is a link to listen to the ...
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Audio

Hurricane Charley Progression

This page from NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio presents images and an animation of Hurricane Charley from August 2004. This animation zooms down to the Caribbean Sea where Hurricane ...
Resource Type: Audio/Visual

Hurricane Isabel Genesis

This animation follows Hurricane Isabel (2003) from its birthplace in the Ethiopian Highlands of East Africa, across the Atlantic Ocean, to the United States. First, the animation zooms into the ...
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Animations/Video

Hurricane Isabel

This site features one of the remarkable satellite pictures of Hurricane Isabel's North American landfall at 11:50 a.m. EDT on Sept. 18th, 2003. Red, green, and blue filtered images were ...
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work

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.
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Animations/Video