Essays Tagged: "landfall"

Emergency Procedures

them.Phase A HURRICANE ALERT - Hurricane entering the region.Phase B HURRICANE WATCH - 36 hours to landfall.Phase C HURRICANE WARNING - 24 hours to landfall.Phase D EMERGENCY PHASE - Strike.Hurricane ...

(2 pages) 73 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

19th Century Settlement about most of the happenings with...

is crew patrolled the southwest, although it was not until his second voyage in 1822 that they made landfall on "Rottenest".Settlement of the Swan River Colony began in 1829, and interest was shown al ...

(3 pages) 16 1 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Early history of the Bahamas.

History of The Bahamas.In 1492, Christopher Columbus made his first landfall in the Western Hemisphere in The Bahamas.The 1907 Catholic Encyclopedia wrote, "Historicall ...

(4 pages) 25 0 4.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

A Statistical Account of Hurricane Katrina and it's Effect on the Gulf Coast, Posed Question: Would this natural disaster have occured the same way if the politicans in command had been different?

rms to impact the coast of the United States during the last 100 years. With sustained winds during landfall of 140 mph (a strong category 4 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale) and minimum central ... 4 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale) and minimum central pressure the third lowest on record at landfall (920 mb), Katrina caused widespread devastation along the central Gulf Coast states of the ...

(11 pages) 210 0 4.3 Nov/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Meteorology

Hurricane Katrina.

nd Hurricane Rita, and the 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 Au ... sis on a scale unseen in the U.S. since the Great Depression.In Louisiana, the hurricane's eye made landfall at 6:10am CDT on Monday, August 29. After 11:00am CDT, several sections of the levee system ...

(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?

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 formed, this contracted in con ...

(1 pages) 1501 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Meteorology

Hurricane Andrew

a class 4 hurricane. Andrew had a pressure that is the third lowest this century for a hurricane at landfall in the US. In Dade County alone, the forces of Andrew resulted in 15 deaths and up to 250 t ...

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The odyssey 4

s and his men land on Aiaia. They had just escaped destruction by the Laistrygonians when they made landfall here and are "worn out and sick at heart, tasting [their] grief" (153). Odysseus knows that ...

(7 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Functions of Management Paper

needed to achieve the company goals. For example, if there is a hurricane that is projected to make landfall in Florida, the field adjuster supervisors is contacted first. The supervisors get prepared ... for the adjusters. I also have to make sure that the adjusters received them before the storm makes landfall. Over the Labor Day holiday weekend, The Hartford had employees traveling, working and prep ...

(4 pages) 61 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Report on hurricane Katrina

t was given its name. From there it kept moving towards southern Florida. However, two hours before landfall between Hallandale beach and Aventura, the storm had absorbed enough energy (and developed ... tegory 5 hurricane in only 9 hours. Normally, it takes a lot more time. On August 29th Katrina made landfall in Louisiana as a category 3 hurricane (sustainable wind speeds of 125 mp/h) where it had d ...

(6 pages) 67 1 5.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

A Great Analysis of Beach Burial- By Kenneth Slessor

has washed their inscriptionsAs blue as drowned men's lips,Dead seamen, gone in search of the same landfall,Whether as enemies they fought,Or fought with us, or neither; the sand joins them together, ...

(5 pages) 73 1 5.0 May/2010

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry