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: Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Extreme Weather:Hurricanes, Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical , Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Extreme weather, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work Special Interest: Hazards Topics: Ocean:Physical Oceanography, Climate Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Oceanography, Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Weather, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Climate Change, Hazards, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental Science, Atmospheric Science
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