Recommended Web Resources
27 Storms: Arlene to Zeta - This NASA visualization shows all 27 named storms that formed in the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season and examines some of the conditions that made hurricane formation so favorable. See a related classroom activity that uses this animation from Earthlabs.Towers in the Tempest from NASA, a 4.5 minute narrated animation that explains recent scientific insights into how hurricanes intensify.
DataHistorical Hurricane Tracks - GIS vector data (shapefiles) of hurricane tracks from NOAA. They are available for download here by basin (Atlantic or Eastern north Pacific) or for both basins.
NAO (station-based) and NAO (PC-based) Climate Indices- Jim Hurrell at NCAR maintains HTML, ASCII, and Excel versions of North American Oscillation (NAO) indexes from 1860 to present day.
Portal sites with various types of informationNASA Hurricane Education - NASAs collection of educational tools including posters, visualizations, graphics, and classroom activities on hurricanes.
For a larger, searchable collection of web resources, see the Hurricane-Climate Change Internet Collection