Essays Tagged: "Tropical cyclone"

Hurricans

HurricanesHurricanes get their start over the warm tropical waters of the NorthAtlantic Ocean near the equator. Most hurricanes appear in late summer o ...

(2 pages) 143 0 4.2 Oct/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Disasters, speaks of the study of hurricanes

ecome more organized, it will be put into the first of three classifications. The classification is tropical depression. The National Hurricane Center will get a letter to help classify the storm. Whe ... ssify the storm. When the winds of the storm reach 40mph it will go into the second classification, tropical depression. The service will give it a name at this point. The name is pre-determined based ...

(10 pages) 146 0 2.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Meteorology

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

area. Only in North and Central America are they called hurricanes. Technically, they are known as tropical cyclones, and in other parts of the world, they are known by different names. In the Philip ... be classified as a hurricane, the storm must generate winds greater than 74 miles per hour .How do Tropical Storms Relate and What is the Saffir-Simpson Scale?If thunderstorms are the baby version of ...

(5 pages) 71 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Hurricane Mitch, costs, records and statistics

n the Atlantic Ocean originate from small disturbances in the weather over western Africa (known as tropical waves) which move westwards across the Atlantic Ocean. A tropical depression forms when the ... twards across the Atlantic Ocean. A tropical depression forms when the cloud mass associated with a tropical wave starts to grow and rotate in an anti-clockwise direction. Mitch followed this pattern ...

(2 pages) 52 0 3.9 May/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Hurricane Isable.

o happen to me or my family". As I think back from science class, hurricane is a kind of a whirling tropical storm that causes minor to major destruction depending on how hard the hurricane's power hi ... uncle lectures me own hurricanes, emphasizing that hurricanes are formed when warm moist air, over tropical oceans rise above 1800m. Also the water vapor condenses releasing heat energy, which forces ...

(6 pages) 31 0 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

An essay comparing and contrasting the effects of a tropical storm in a MEDC country and a LEDC country

n Bangladesh on the other hand they don't have the technology to prevent or minimize the damage the tropical storms cause. All they can do is evacuate the area and hope the hurricane doesn't strike to ...

(1 pages) 14 0 0.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Tornados, cyclones and hurricanes

oosely applied to a storm and disturbance attending such pressure systems, particularly the violent tropical hurricane and the typhoon, which center on areas of unusually low pressure.Hurricane, name ... d the typhoon, which center on areas of unusually low pressure.Hurricane, name applied to migratory tropical cyclones that originate over oceans in certain regions near the equator, and particularly t ...

(4 pages) 44 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

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

"Concentric eyewall 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 ... hurricanes (winds: 50 m/s, 100 kt, 115 mph) or Catories 3, 4, and 5 on the Saffir-Simpson scale. As tropical cyclones reach this threshold of intensity, they usually - but not always - have an eyewall ... moves inward and robs the inner eyewall of its needed moisture and momentum. During this phase, the tropical cyclone is weakening (i.e. the maximum winds die off a bit and the central pressure goes up ...

(1 pages) 778 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Meteorology

Hurricanes

DescriptionA hurricane occurs when a tropical storm exceeds 74 mph (119 kph). It has other names in different parts of the world. In the ... he southwest Pacific Ocean west of 160E or Southeast Indian ocean east of 90E it is called a severe tropical cyclone. It is also called a severe cyclonic storm, or a tropical cyclone in other parts of ... o called a severe cyclonic storm, or a tropical cyclone in other parts of the world. It is a severe tropical cyclone originating in the equatorial regions of the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea or easte ...

(1 pages) 29 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Meteorology

Hurricane Katrina

which means evil spirit and big wind in Caribbean Indian, is an enormous rotating system of oceanic tropical origin with sustained surface winds of at least 74 miles per hour within the storm. Our ear ... ptember 29, 2005, the winds blowing at about 145 miles per hour. It was recorded the eleventh named tropical storm, fourth hurricane, third major hurricane, and first Category 5 hurricane of the 2005 ...

(3 pages) 81 1 3.3 Jun/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Hurricane Jeanne - Argumentative Essay

loss of life and damage to existing constructed resources. Hurricanes get their start over the warm tropical waters near the equator. Most hurricanes appear in late summer or early fall, when sea temp ...

(3 pages) 13 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Australian Geography - tropical cyclones

Describe the geographical processes associated with the natural hazard:Tropical cyclones may affect four Australian states. The two most commonly affected states are Queen ... m is in the Gulf of Carpentaria. It is formed by a natural force called El Ninò which pushes Tropical Cyclone development further eastwards in the Coral Sea / Pacific ocean. This means that it ... ps leading to large ocean swells that can cause problems.The entire Queensland coastline is open to tropical cyclones. Generally the more stronger destructive cyclones cross the Queensland coast betwe ...

(7 pages) 25 0 1.8 Oct/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Cyclones

in the Caribbean, Typhoons in the China Sea, Cyclones in the Indian Ocean and most commonly called Tropical Cyclones. You can call them what you want but they all have one thing in common: they are e ...

(2 pages) 660 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Hurricane floyd

in ocean winds called trade winds. At first, these easterly waves can grow into something called, a tropical depression. A tropical depression occurs when winds are up to 31 mph. Then tropical depress ... cal depression occurs when winds are up to 31 mph. Then tropical depressions can be upgraded into a tropical storm if the winds reach speeds of 74 mph or less. Then finally a the storm can be bumped u ...

(5 pages) 12 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Hurricanes

easily damage millions of dollars of property and even kill anyone in their paths. A hurricane is a tropical low pressure area and has winds over 74 miles per hour (120 kilometers per hour). Hurricane ...

(4 pages) 22 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

An essay on tropical cyclones

A tropical cyclone is a particular type of lowpressure system. It is called a hurricane in theUnited S ... lar type of lowpressure system. It is called a hurricane in theUnited States and a typhoon in Asia. Tropicalcyclones are areas of warm, moist air risingrapidly. The upward ¯ow of air is de¯e ... e¯ected by the Earth'srotation), creating a rotation around a centralcore, known as the `eye'. Tropical cyclones areoften accompanied by very strong winds (gusts ofover 300 kilometres per hour ha ...

(3 pages) 3723 0 1.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

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a storm that has very strong and fast winds, that's moves over water. Hurricanes which occur in the tropical country causes big dangers in the society.Hurricanes in Cuba occur almost every year are af ...

(1 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Hurricane Response Plan

e and recovery phases when responding to an emergency disaster.Preparation and Mitigation (Before a Tropical Storm or Hurricane) - There should be some drills and exercises scheduled throughout the ye ...

(6 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

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nly occurs once every 4 years or so. Droughts in general are caused by something known as the inter tropical convergence zone, which is a phenomenon that brings either rain or high pressure zones whic ... es of high depressions (which can be brought about by El Nino/La Nina) or the movement of the intra tropical convergence zone. Flooding can also be cause by the melting of ice caps on mountains as the ...

(5 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam