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The Hurricane (Routledge Revivals)

1st Edition

By Roger A Pielke

Routledge

230 pages

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Description

First published in 1990, this book describes the nature of the hurricane, one of the world's most dangerous weather hazards. It examines the formation, development, movement, and impact of these tropical cyclones, and assess the ability of science to describe, forecast, and control them.

Table of Contents

1. Geographic and seasonal distribution 2. Mechanism of formation and development 3. Controls on tropical cyclone movement 4. Impacts 5. Tropical cyclone tracks

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI030000
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography
SOC015000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography