Storms Natures Fury Hurricanes Tornadoes
By: Richard Serra
As it is with most comparisons, a more accurate comparison would be if both occurred the same amount of times, and since tornadoes are much more frequent than hurricanes, the amount of deaths over a period of time would surpass that of how many deaths...
Proposals to stop global warming
By: David Nuttle
To stop global warming, we need to dramatically reduce the massive burning of fossil fuels. These fuels generate the carbon dioxide (CO2) that is a primary cause of the greenhouse gases producing global warming. At the same time, we need to expand carbon sequestration efforts...
By: Janet Grischy
When a young boy sees his breath on a cold winter day, it is because he has made a small cloud. The air he breathes out is full of moisture, and when it leaves his mouth it cools and expands. When it does this, the...
By: Joyce M. George-Knight
If it's fun, children enjoy it. An at home activity based around color coordination begins the instruction-in-disguise. Whether using crayons or colored paper, have your child draw the necessary clothing for winter. The game will then be, "If you were going shopping, what colors would...
Causes and effects of humidity
By: Harm Johnson
Causes and effects of humidityWHAT KIND OF FOG ARE YOU IN?What kind of fog are you in? When I was a weather forecaster in the United States Air Force in the 60s, two of my main concerns were Would fog form tonight? And, if...
Air and its components
By: Virginia Gaces
if you are wondering how we can selectively breathe in oxygen and bring out carbon dioxide, this article will explain, in simple terms. the mechanism that occurs in this wonderful miracle of nature. This is possible because the partial pressures exerted by the heterogeneous components...
How hurricanes are named
By: Dawn R. Cole
Hurricanes are a form of tropical cyclones. They occur in the Atlantic Basin, which includes the Atlantic Ocean, the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico and, east of the International Dateline, in the Pacific. Originally, forecasters used latitudinal and longitudinal coordinates to identify particular...
The myth of storms and red skies
By: Dawn R. Cole
Since the beginning of civilization, humans have used the clouds, the wind, the appearance of the sky, and the smell or feel of the air to help them predict the weather. There are a variety of old adages, known as weather lore, that have been...
How hurricanes are named
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From the devastating blow of hurricane Katrina to this year's destruction in Haiti, hurricanes are undoubtedly one of nature's most indomitable creations. The US alone averages a number of 11 tropical storms with 6 of these turning into hurricanes and 2.5 turning into major...
By: Janet Grischy
It is helpful to have a name for each hurricane, because more than one storm may be active at once. Names are also clearer than descriptions when communicating in poor conditions, such as to ships at sea. It took time though, for a universally accepted...

 

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