Essays Tagged: "Saffir–Simpson Hurricane Scale"

Hurricanes and their effects on Louisiana: a paper about coastal erosion on the coasts of Louisiana

every one of us. In South Louisiana we have to deal with another of nature's patterns, and that is hurricanes. One need only look through back issues of newspapers or talk to life long residents to k ... sidents to know the fear that a major hurricane can bring. Some of the more deadly in the past were Hurricane Camille, Hurricane Betsy, Hurricane Andrew, the Cheniere Caminanda Hurricane, the Isle Der ...

(5 pages) 71 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Hurricane Katrina.

Hurricane Katrina was the eleventh named tropical storm, fourth hurricane, third major hurricane, an ... storm, fourth hurricane, third major hurricane, and first Category 5 hurricane of the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season. It was the third most powerful storm of the season, behind Hurricane Wilma and Hur ... e sixth-strongest storm ever recorded in the Atlantic basin. It first made landfall as a Category 1 hurricane just north of Miami, Florida on August 25, 2005, then again on August 29 along the Central ...

(1 pages) 83 0 3.5 Nov/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Meteorology

What are "concentric eyewall cycles" (or "eyewall replacement cycles") and why do they cause a hurricane's maximum winds to weaken?

ewall cycles" (or "eyewall replacement cycle" ) naturally occur in intense tropical cyclones, major hurricanes (winds: 50 m/s, 100 kt, 115 mph) or Catories 3, 4, and 5 on the Saffir-Simpson scale. As ... nsity as it was previously or, in some cases, even stronger. A concentric eyewall cycle occurred in Hurricane Andrew (1992) before landfall near Miami: a strong intensity was reached, an outer eyewall ...

(1 pages) 1465 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Meteorology


Consequences of HurricanesA hurricane is a storm that has very strong and fast winds, that's moves over water. Hurri ... moves over water. Hurricanes which occur in the tropical country causes big dangers in the society.Hurricanes in Cuba occur almost every year are affect many provinces, that causes many social damage ... l lose their habitat, this occurs due to the large accumulation of water in the soil. Secondly, the hurricanes in Cuba affect the ground erotion, because the water carries much land caused by heavy ra ...

(1 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays