Preparing for a hurricane
By: Francis Jock
It's the peak of this year's hurricane season and the coastal states are anxiously waiting for the next update from the National Hurricane Center. A train of hurricanes is relentlessly approaching from the south and east, threatening to disrupt the lives of millions of people...
The different types of winter weather
By: Mark Cherpak
Winter Snow Storms: There are two major variations between the legendary 'Blizzard' and the ever so famous 'Lake Effect Snow Storm!' Both consist of pure white outs, treacherous travel conditions (white knuckles on steering wheel), and an abundance of snow! However, a 'Blizzard' with...
Preparing for a hurricane
By: Mary Fonvielle
I've lost count of the number of hurricanes I have experienced in my life- upwards of twenty. As a kid, I saw them as both a blessing and a curse. Hurricane days meant no school, but of course there were the inevitable days of no...
Preparing for a hurricane
By: Jimmy Nightingale
In our neck of the woods, these brutes of nature are called tropical cyclones. Having said that, tropical cyclones, typhoons, hurricanes - they are all interchangeable titles for what is the most destructive example of Mother Nature's fury. Whichever applies, it acquires its label when...
Global warming and its effect on society
By: Susan Morton - 453245
I use to work for a landscaping company a long time ago. I remember being told that I spent too much time outside, that the sun must surely be getting to my brain and frying it. Solely because, I am a tree hugger. Every arguement...
By: Gary Betts
Hurricane Hazel had a life cycle seldom seen in most other hurricanes. Hazel turned out to be one of the worst hurricanes of the 20th century and one of the most intriguing. Born in the Caribbean as a tropical storm on October 5, 1954, Hazel...
Diverting Hurricanes Divert Hurricane Weather Manipulation
By: Rajiev Timal
The Science of diverting hurricanes is immature and theoretical at this point. If technologically and environmentally feasible, scientists SHOULD DEFINITELY be allowed to divert a hurricane away from a major city to a rural area. However, the rural residents should be evacuated and given ample...
Global warming and its effect on society
By: George Esunge Fominyen
Drought,Migration,matrimonial conflicts and Global Warming in Northern CameroonDriving past Ngong, a small district 40km to the south of Garoua - headquarters of the North Province of Cameroon (Africa) women are tilling the parched earth. Their hoes go up, are struck by the rays...
Preparing for a hurricane
By: Pamela S Thibodeaux
Since Hurricane Rita slammed through our area in September 2005, after years of no imminent danger from other hurricanes, people in SW Louisiana are more apt to pay attention when a storm is brewing or entering the Gulf of Mexico.Knowing that electricity was down...
By: Terrie Schultz
Clouds are part of the hydrologic cycleEveryone is familiar with the general types of clouds. Depending on the conditions, clouds come in a variety of forms: fat, puffy cumulus clouds; thin, wispy cirrus clouds; or dark, lowering stratus clouds threatening rain. Clouds are an integral...

 

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