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Title: Coastal Change Hazards: Hurricanes and Extreme Storms
Url: http://coastal.er.usgs.gov/hurricanes/
Publisher: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Description: This portal provides information on the hazards presented to the Gulf and Atlantic coasts of the United States by hurricanes. A fact sheet summarizes some of the destructive effects and describes some of the more recent damaging storms. Other links direct site visitors to highlighted resources describing the extent and causes of coastal impacts of hurricanes, impacts on wetlands, coastal changes, and educational resources on hurricanes. There are also links to hurricane monitoring and prediction websites.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Physical geography -- Natural disasters
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Wind -- Storms. Cyclones -- Hurricanes and other cyclonic storms
GEM Subject: Science -- Oceanography
Science -- Meteorology
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Meteorology -- Hurricanes
Oceanography -- Hurricanes and tropical storms
Geography -- Hurricanes
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Collection (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Dataset (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Instructional Materials
Reading Materials
Reference
Science Materials
Format: html
pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Professional Formation
Secondary Education
Teachers
University First Cycle
University Postgrad
University Second Cycle
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: Atmospheric science
earth science
Education (General)
Meteorology
Natural hazards
Physical sciences
science
Date Of Record Release: 2010-09-14 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-12-21 10:20:37 (W3C-DTF)
Source: DLESE  DLESE
Full Record Views: 39
Resource URL Clicks: 7
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