Tropical storms

Esri GeoInquiriesâ„¢

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 carry out the activity, including answers to the thought questions.

Subject: Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Coastal Hazards, Geoscience:Oceanography:Ocean-Climate Interactions, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Extreme Weather, Environmental Science, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Extreme weather, Geoscience:Oceanography:Marine Hazards, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Extreme Weather:Hurricanes
Resource Type: Activities:Lab Activity, Computer Applications, Audio/Visual, Activities:Classroom Activity
Special Interest: Hazards, Online Course or Activity, Computer-Based, Data, models, or simulations, GIS
Grade Level: High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14):College Introductory
Earth System Topics: Surface Processes:Coastal Processes, Human Dimensions:Natural Hazards, Atmosphere:Weather, Atmosphere, Human Dimensions
Theme: Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Hazards, Teach the Earth:Teaching Environments:Intro Geoscience, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Atmospheric Science, Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Weather, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Oceanography, Environmental Science