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Title: Ira Flatow on Science: More Hurricanes Coming?
Url: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=4828266
Creator: Chadwick, Alex
Flatow, Ira
Publisher: National Public Radio (U.S.)
Description: In this radio broadcast, commentators discuss the remainder of the 2005 hurricane season in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, which was being called one of the worst natural disasters in U.S. history. Topics include how hurricanes form in Africa; how warmer than average water and lighter winds create ideal hurricane conditions; how global warming may be contributing to more frequent and intense hurricanes; and why there has been an increase in hurricane activity since 1995. The clip is 3 minutes and 37 seconds in length.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Environmental sciences -- Environmental conditions. Environmental quality. Environmental indicators. Environmental degradation -- Global environmental change
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Physical geography -- Natural disasters
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Climatology and weather -- Special topics, A-Z -- Global warming
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Wind -- Storms. Cyclones -- Hurricanes and other cyclonic storms
GEM Subject: Science -- Meteorology
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Instructional issues
Social studies -- Geography
Key Concept: Meteorology -- Climate change
Meteorology -- Hurricanes
Oceanography -- Hurricanes and tropical storms
Geography -- Natural disasters
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 2005-09-01
Resource Type: Event (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Instructional Materials
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Sound (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
General Public
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Language: English
Rights: NPR
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: Atmospheric science
Climatology
earth science
Meteorology
Natural hazards
Physical sciences
science
Date Of Record Release: 2011-05-02 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2011-04-21 12:07:56 (W3C-DTF)
Source: DLESE  DLESE
Full Record Views: 110
Resource URL Clicks: 14
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