Which are Deadlier Hurricanes or Tornadoes
By: Meagan Ireland
There are countless differences between a hurricane and a tornado. Both are very severe, menacing storms. Nevertheless there may be one that prevails to be more dangerous then the other. I have not had the "pleasure" of suffering either and would like to keep it...
The origin of the word hurricane
By: Francis Jock
Hurricanes are a fact of life and a recurring natural disaster for those living in "Hurricane Country". But where and how did the word "hurricane" become part of our language?There are two possible origins of the word "hurricane." According to one source, the...
By: maddie rose
NOAA StormReady preparedness or the Fortune Teller of the Coast: Living on the coastline, I find it beautiful and a wonderful place to live. There is nothing as seeing the sun come up over the Gulf Shores or the Mobile Bay, early in the morning...
By: Logan Feinberg
The Earth is surrounded by a blanket of air, which we call the atmosphere. It reaches over 560 kilometers (348 miles) from the surface of the Earth, so we are only able to see what occurs fairly close to the ground. Early attempts at studying...
By: M C - 389775
The AtmosphereThe atmosphere is what you might call the sky. Its everywhere around you, and contains the air you breathe, with all the other gasses pulled in by earth's gravity. It reaches over 560 km from the earth, or 348 miles from the earth. Scientifically...
By: Jobie Weetaluktuk
Freezing rain is a dreadful thing to those who have at an encounter with its foreboding gloom. It can be a beautiful thing, especially for school boys and girls looking for a day off. It can also be an amazing phenomena. I remember I was...
Removal of excessive carbon from the atmosphere
By: Rex Trulove
Many of us are concerned about the environment. Defining what 'excessive' carbon really means is the hard part. For instance, most carbon in our atmosphere exists as carbon dioxide. However, levels of carbon dioxide have been far greater in the earth's past history than they...
By: Robert Nickloff
Let me preface this essay by first stating that I am not an authority on global climate change, nor do I claim to have any formal education on this subject. I am not a professional journalist nor do I have any "credentials" that would somehow...
By: A. South
Intricate flashes of light shatter the darkness with their beauty, as well as potential danger. Lightning is one of nature's most beautiful sky shows, but has proven itself to be one of the most dangerous. Unfortunately, the aesthetic features of lightning are often superseded by...
By: Paulette Redemske
There are many factors that will fall into place as global warming continues. Yes, the entire world is now concerned and we are scrambling for a quick fix; at least the well informed are. Because no one really knows what is happening, no one gave...

 

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