Essays Tagged: "hurricanes"


HurricanesHurricanes get their start over the warm tropical waters of the NorthAtlantic Ocean near t ... nes get their start over the warm tropical waters of the NorthAtlantic Ocean near the equator. Most hurricanes appear in late summer orearly fall, when sea temperatures are at their highest. The warm ...

(2 pages) 143 0 4.2 Oct/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Disasters, speaks of the study of hurricanes

intriguing and have wanted to know more about them. The disaster that I found most interesting were Hurricanes. The thought of those storms with their power gives me the chills. Ever since I was in th ... Virginia and we were asked by the state police to evacuate our house, I wanted to learn more about hurricanes. Since that I have been able to take classes that enabled me to learn more about hurrican ...

(10 pages) 146 0 2.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Meteorology

"Dangers and Destructions of Floods and Hurricanes"

Dangers and Destructions of Floods and HurricanesFloods and hurricanes have been effecting the lives of people around the worldfor years. T ... eople around the worldfor years. This research paper is going to state some of the worst floods and hurricanes,and how future ones can be controlled.A flood is an overflow of water on dry land. The tw ... to those arising in the WestIndian region, including the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico.Most hurricanes originate within the doldrums, a narrow equatorial beltcharacterized by intermittent calm ...

(5 pages) 93 0 3.0 Apr/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Hurricane Andrew - The Facts and The Experience

Hurricane Andrew was one the most destroying hurricanes that the U.S has ever had. It caused a great amount of damage and left many people with o ...

(5 pages) 80 0 3.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Meteorology

Cuba - Cold War (briefly discussed) - Post Cold War (concentration)

exico. In comparison Cuba is about the size of the state of Pennsylvania and is highly subjected to hurricanes from the month of August to October. It is 90 miles off the coast of South Florida's Keys ... omestic inefficiencies (CIA). High oil import prices, recessions in key export markets, damage from Hurricanes Isidore and Lili, and the tourist slump after 11 September 2001 hampered growth in 2002 ( ...

(4 pages) 98 1 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

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 ... Dernieres Hurricane, and the Racer's Storm. In all, Louisiana has been hit directly by more than 25 hurricanes.Deadly Hurricanes that hit the South and Where the Word Hurricane Comes FromSeptember 196 ...

(5 pages) 71 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Speech about Events of 29th August 1985

Hurricanes, Fires, Space Rockets being fixed to their bases, all happening in a short span of time, ...

(2 pages) 27 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Gift of a thousand worlds part3

f the Great Wall. He also watched many not so good things. He saw houses being smashed to shreds by hurricanes and tornados. He saw a year of harvest be washed away by floods. And all this time, God c ...

(1 pages) 77 2 3.4 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

International environmental institutions and committees. C

have a very difficult life; they are faced with constant attacks from extremely violent storms and hurricanes. The increased temperature has caused weather problems such as El Nino to occur more freq ...

(5 pages) 80 2 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Hurricane Isable.

huge waves that can also be very destructive. They can destroy habitats of both humans and animals. Hurricanes develop over the Atlantic or the Eastern Pacific Oceans. They are also known as typhoons ... to wish me luck in the storm. Being the smart meteorologist and informist, my uncle lectures me own hurricanes, emphasizing that hurricanes are formed when warm moist air, over tropical oceans rise ab ...

(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

All natural disasters cause havoc but one of the most common natural disasters are Hurricanes. They occur in both LEDC countries and MEDC countries.The USA is an example of a MEDC cou ... the mess and destruction a hurricane causes and Bangladesh is an LEDC country that has to cope with hurricanes.However they both cope in entirely different ways due to one thing. Money.The USA has eno ...

(1 pages) 14 0 0.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Risk Assessment Report for Resorts

s areas can include:1. Environmental degradationNatural Hazards (earthquakes, flooding, landslides, hurricanes)Technological and Man-Made accidents (fire, nuclear, viruses)2. Social disturbances and u ...

(5 pages) 235 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Define: "Necessity is the mother of invention."

nd others aren't. Necessity plays a key role in the beginnings of new inventions. A few months ago, hurricanes came ripping through Florida and many of my family members and friends didn't have power ...

(2 pages) 26 0 3.7 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Gasoline - Supply, Demand, and Cost

fineries were disrupted and several ports were closed that were dependant on oil importation. These hurricanes as well as several other storms this year have disrupted the supply of oil to the United ...

(3 pages) 149 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Educational conflicts.

People die every day. From different reasons: diseases, cataclysms (volcanoes, floods, hurricanes, etc), automobile and air accidents, and many other things. It is always a hard thing to ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Is nature; hostile, benign or neutral? The effects of nature on humans and other species.

e subatomic. This includes all things animal, plant, and mineral; all natural resources and events (hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes). It also includes the behavior of living animals, and processes ... pansion of people so nature seems to show man who is really in control by causing disasters such as hurricanes.Mass extinction is something we as humans rather not think about, it is without a doub ...

(4 pages) 35 0 1.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy


Hurricanes are severe tropical storms which gather heat and energy through contact with warm ocean w ... witnessed nature's most terrible catastrophes and continue to endure it's after marks. Three major hurricanes in quick succession have had severe impact on America's chief cities causing great devast ... uccession have had severe impact on America's chief cities causing great devastation. These include Hurricanes Katrina, Ophelia and Rita.Hurricane Katrina was the eleventh named tropical storm, fourth ...

(2 pages) 65 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Meteorology

Commentary on "The Last Americans".

The recent hurricanes, Katrina and Rita, along with global warming amplify Jared Diamond's thesis in "The Last ... where close to the front of the New Orleans mind--especially aquatic disasters, and most especially hurricanes." During the previous weeks, Hurricanes Katrina and Rita ripped through the southern part ... ita are physical reminders of the catastrophic effects of our apathy towards the environment. These hurricanes have more than physically damaged the houses and people in their path. They have damaged ...

(2 pages) 43 1 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

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 ...

(1 pages) 2415 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Meteorology

Wind Energy: A Renewable Energy

mages. So called greenhouse gases are causing several damages on our earth. Climate change, kind of hurricanes, the hole in the ozone layer, draughts in some parts of the earth, earthquakes and the so ...

(7 pages) 227 2 2.5 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science