© 2011 – Routledge
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.
1. Geographic and seasonal distribution 2. Mechanism of formation and development 3. Controls on tropical cyclone movement 4. Impacts 5. Tropical cyclone tracks