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Hurricanes: The Greatest Storms on Earth
This site provides general information on hurricanes, including how they form, where and when conditions favorable to hurricane formation exist, how wind speeds are classified, and what conditions cause hurricanes to diminish and decay. It features text, scientific illusrations, and links to related topics in other parts of the Earth Observatory website.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - scientific
    • Imagery - remotely sensed
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
Subject:
  • Atmospheric science
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Physical oceanography
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
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DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-Edmall-2774
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contributor: Yoram Kaufman
NASA EOB