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Hurricanes of the North Atlantic : climate and society

Author: James B Elsner; A Birol Kara
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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1. Hurricane Characteristics. 2. Hurricane Categories and Impacts. 3. Hurricane Climate Data. 4. North Atlantic Hurricanes. 5. Tropical Only Hurricanes. 6. Baroclinically Enhanced Hurricanes. 7. Major Hurricanes. 8. U.S. Hurricanes. 9. Hurricanes of Puerto Rico, Jamaica, and Bermuda. 10. Hurricane Cycles and Trends. 11. Hurricane Return Periods. 12. Hurricanes of the Early 1990s. 13. History of Seasonal Hurricane  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Elsner, James B.
Hurricanes of the North Atlantic.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1999
(DLC) 98016652
(OCoLC)38856170
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James B Elsner; A Birol Kara
ISBN: 9780195352283 0195352289
OCLC Number: 433102670
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 488 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: 1 Hurricane Characteristics; 2 Hurricane Categories and Impacts; 3 Hurricane Climate Data; 4 North Atlantic Hurricanes; 5 Tropical Only Hurricanes; 6 Baroclinically Enhanced Hurricanes; 7 Major Hurricanes; 8 U.S. Hurricanes; 9 Hurricanes of Puerto Rico, Jamaica, and Bermuda; 10 Hurricane Cycles and Trends; 11 Hurricane Return Periods; 12 Hurricanes of the Early 1990s; 13 History of Seasonal Hurricane Forecasting; 14 Seasonal Forecast Models; 15 Sub Basin Forecast Models; 16 Prospects for Extended Range Outlooks; 17 People at Risk; 18 Property at Risk; 19 Catastrophe Insurance.
Responsibility: James B. Elsner, A. Birol Kara.

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The hurricanes of the North Atlantic Ocean cause great social and economic upheaval in the USA, Mexico and the Caribbean. Providing an analysis of the hurricanes and what they mean to society, this  Read more...

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