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    Model or Hadley Cell (The Editors of Encyclopædia Britannica, 2007). Hadley’s Single-Cell theory failed to consider the Coriolis Effect which prevents air from traveling directly to the poles and could not explain the westerly winds in the mid-latitudes (The Editors of Encyclopædia Britannica, 2007). In the 1850’s research provides greater insight to the westerlies and polar easterlies,…

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    Explanation Of Hurricanes

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    Throughout history, hurricanes have been recognized as some of the most violent storms ever recorded. A hurricane can be defined as, “ A violent, tropical, cyclonic storm of the western North Atlantic, having wind speeds of or in excess of 72 miles per hour.” Cyclonic storms are those with, “A system of winds rotating inward to an area of low atmospheric pressure, with a counterclockwise (northern hemisphere) or clockwise (southern hemisphere) circulation; a depression”. The rain,accompanying a…

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    Hurricanes Essay

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    A hurricane, by definition, is a tropical cyclone with strong winds spiraling inward and upward and speeds ranging from 75 mph to 200 mph. Hurricanes emerge from the Atlantic basin, which consists of the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico, the northeastern Pacific Ocean, and, less often, the central north Pacific Ocean. Most hurricanes follow a similar cycle of development. Some may run their course in as little as a day or as long as a month. They weaken and are transformed into…

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    Prevention Of Hurricanes

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    Everyone has heard of hurricanes before. Most of us also know that when it 's the season for these storms, it means the atmosphere is primed for instability, which can come in the form of thunderstorms, gusty conditions, and downpours. But have you ever wondered what makes a hurricane, well, a hurricane? You 're about to find out. A hurricane is essentially a cyclone that forms when there 's a lot of moisture. In fact, it 's this moisture, which emanates from the ocean, that gives hurricane…

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    natural disasters. To this day it is so infamous it needs no name only a title, The Great Storm. Before the sky turned gray and the sea became wicked, business was booming for galveston. Trade with Europe had capitalized the marketing world and with cotton at the center of it all. The humidity from the gulf was just right for cotton to grow wonderfully. Back in the 1900s they did not have the technology we have today. The only way we knew a storm was coming was from ships that had gone…

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    During heavy wind storms, Coastal Hwy, or Rt.1, can become covered in ocean water. Where buildings don’t hinder the path from the ocean, sand blows across the road creating slick and treacherous driving conditions. Traveling north and seeing the various little towns that make up the coast of this peninsula: OC, Fenwick, South Bethany, across the Indian River bridge, through Dewey Beach and finally into Rehoboth. At just before 6:00am, I enter the property and drive around back to the project…

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    VU21481 Nuanprang SAELUEA GEC00000BS Task 1 1. Tahiti 2. Give three reasons why it was difficult to look for the “Great Southern Land” (Australia) - The sea so dangerous - The wind always blows to direction. - Is long way to travel maybe not enough for food and drink. 3. Give four reasons why people wanted to find the “Great Southern Land”(Australia) 1)make a lot of money from trade 2)make a lot of money from gathering natural resources 3)England was very interested in setting up a naval base…

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    3. An overview of the site and case studies: 3.1. Climate in Arwad Island and Outdoor weather during the period of measurement: The general climate of Arwad island is Mediterranean moderate climate all year round, latitude 34.53North and longitude 35.53East, which is characterized by the four seasons, humid environment, rainy winter weather and the prevailing wind is south and southwestern (Amer and Abou Hamed 2011). The average value of the diurnal highest temperature in Tartous is in summer in…

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    (photo of Brighton beach, waves crashing against rocks) The wild weather in Adelaide continues, A tourist has been reported missing following the heavy rainfall and stormy weather that begun Monday night. The man was last seen being hit by a wave at Brighton beach, and is believed to be a European back-packer. Efforts to locate him are underway, however the rough seas are preventing boats from searching the area until the storm clears. On land, the streets of Adelaide are littered with…

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    According to Barmania (2014) the typhoon, that had wind speeds around 150 mph, killed 6200 and displaced 4 million people, leaving the country in despair. Characteristics of typhoon Haiyan and Tacloban City: The characteristics of typhoon Haiyan were very specific and the physical setting of Tacloban city amplified the impact of this super storm. In general, typhoons are tropical storms consisting of intense winds, flooding and rain. As Bower and McCabe (2014) suggest, they form…

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