Helpful Books and Websites for Research
"Atlantic Hurricanes in the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century"
Jose Fernandez-Partagas and Henry F. Diaz, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, December 1996
Some of the difficulties with establishing and knowing the history of certain weather phenomena are illustrated in this revision to previously held scientific beliefs about the hurricane activity of the last century.
Max Mayfield and Miles Lawrence, Weatherwise, February 1996
One of the busiest hurricane seasons in decades was that of 1995. This feature article reviews the intense hurricane activity of that season.
Michael Allaby, Facts on File, 1997
As part of its "Dangerous Weather" series, this renowned publisher of current events publications presents an examination of hurricanes specifically for young adult readers.
Hurricanes: Their Nature and Impacts on Society
Roger A. Pielke, Jr. and Roger A. Pielke, Sr., Wiley, 1997
As a complement to the meteorological explanations of hurricanes, this work covers government policy for hurricanes in this country as well as hurricanes' social impacts.
- The National Hurricane Center - http://hurricanes.noaa.gov
- Weather Underground - tropical weather - www.wunderground.com/tropical
- NOAA Home Page - http://hurricanes.noaa.gov/
- Atlantic Hurricane Information Network - http://hurricanes.net/
- Unisys Weather - Hurricanes - http://weather.unisys.com/hurricane/
- The Weather Channel - http://www.weather.com/newscenter/hurricanecentral
- FEMA: Hurricane Fact Sheet (Before, During, and After)
- Museum of Science (Miami): Meet a Family That Survived Hurricane Andrew - http://www.miamisci.org/hurricane/survivors1.html
- Discovery Channel: Surviving Hurricane Katrina - http://dsc.discovery.com/convergence/katrina/katrina.html
- Miami Museum of Science / Hurricane: Storm Science