Hurricane Charley Progression

Lori Perkins, Marte Newcombe, Gene Feldman, Norman Kuring, NASA GSFC Scientific Visualization Studio, NASA GSFC Scientific Visualization Studio, NASA/GSFC, NASA/GSFC

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 Charley was first classified as a Tropical Depression. It ends in the Gulf of Maine where it lost its status as a Tropical Depression. It shows the SeaWiFS image from each day with the track of the eye of the storm overlaid on top of each image.

Subject: Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Extreme Weather:Hurricanes, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Extreme weather, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science
Resource Type: Audio/Visual
Special Interest: Hazards
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14), Graduate/Professional
Theme: Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Weather, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Hazards, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Atmospheric Science, Environmental ScienceKeywords: Hurricane, Florida, Progression, track, SeaStar-SeaWiFS, National Hurricane Center Tracking Information (HURDAT) data