Planet Earth

Some topics to investigate about HURRICANES using internet resources

See the "Planet Earth" website for addresses with hurricane related-information

A. Plot hurricane barometric pressure against wind speed for

different hurricanes. What are the correlations?

 

 

 

B. Compare the number of hurricanes during the last 20 years. Is

there a trend related to global warming?

 

 

 

 

  1. Number of hurricanes in the Atlantic vs. Pacific. Are the numbers synchronous?

 

 

 

 

D. Where does the greatest damage occur in hurricanes? Why?

 

 

 

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