Describing A Hurricane Essays and Term Papers

  • Hurricanes

    Hurricanes Hurricanes, typhoons, and cyclones are all extremely strong tropical storms. Tropical storms are storms that originate in tropics and have wind speeds 36-73 mph. Once it reaches tropical storm status, the storm is given a name, and tracked by radar. The storm continues to grow and gain energy...

      1405 Words | 4 Pages   Atlantic hurricane, Storm surge, Eye (cyclone), Tropical cyclone

  • The Hurricane

    Film Critique of “The Hurricane” David Hickox ENG 225 Jared Kline August 20, 2012 Film Critique of “The Hurricane” The movie, “The Hurricane” premiered in 1999 starring Denzel Washington and was directed by Jason Jewison. This film is based on a true story of Ruben “Hurricane” Carter. This film...

      2876 Words | 8 Pages   The Hurricane (1999 film), Cinematography, Close-up

  • Hurricanes

    Hurricanes and their Effects on Buildings and Structures in the Caribbean by Tony Gibbs, Director, CEP Note: This paper was presented at the USAID/OAS PGDM building inspector training workshop, held in Antigua in January 2001. The figures referenced in this document can be viewed by selecting the individual...

      5271 Words | 15 Pages   Tropical cyclone, Low-pressure area, Cyclone, Hip roof

  • Hurricanes

    Article Review 2 Memory Dilallo PHSC 210-A26 Liberty Online March 25, 2013 Introduction The East African Rift System is also referred to as the (EARS). This is a place where the earth’s tectonic forces are trying to create new plates by splitting old...

      894 Words | 3 Pages   Sedimentary basin, Mantle plume, African Plate, Geology

  • Hurricanes

    Scientific Explanation: Hurricanes A. Hurricanes depend on two things to start them and to survive. They are moist air and heat. In the late summer, there are tons of these two fuels in the tropical waters. The surface of the sea should be about 80˚F or above. Because of this, water quickly evaporates...

      553 Words | 2 Pages   Rain, Tropical cyclone, Low-pressure area, Cyclone

  • Hurricane

    A hero is defined as someone who overcomes adversity. The Movie “The Hurricane”, directed by Norman Jewison is based on a true story about Rubin “Hurricane” Carter who was wrongly imprisoned for murder but eventually becomes a hero. Hurricane's heroism in the film is revealed through techniques such...

      774 Words | 2 Pages   The Hurricane (1999 film)

  • Hurricanes

    Debora Blanton English 111 NW2 Shelly Yarbrough 23 February 2013 Hurricanes Hurricanes are a natural occurrence in the Carolinas. They are unlike tornados, snow storms, and floods that occur throughout the year. They form out over the oceans and can take days or even weeks to reach the United...

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  • Hurricanes

    Hurricanes Hurricanes can cause damage that can last a life time. For example, Hurricane Katrina has affected hundreds of families till death with the loss of their loved ones. On the other hand when someone hears the word hurricane in Florida he or she immediately turns on the television or radio to...

      1385 Words | 4 Pages   Hurricane Andrew, Tropical cyclone, Storm surge, Low-pressure area

  • Hurricanes

    Running Head: HURRICANES: THE 21ST CENTURY’S NEW THREAT? 1 Hurricanes: The 21st Century’s New Threat? Paul Greene Brian Wiseman Amy T. Swindell Oklahoma Wesleyan University Adult & Graduate Studies BMB014 Running Head: HURRICANES: THE 21ST CENTURY’S NEW THREAT? Table of Contents TABLE OF CONTENTS...

      3643 Words | 11 Pages   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Saffir–Simpson hurricane wind scale, Atlantic hurricane, Tropical cyclone

  • The Hurricane

    The film The Hurricane directed by Norman Jewison claims to accurately depict the life of injustice suffered by middleweight champion Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter. The director uses casting, characterisation, lighting and music in order to convince the audience of Carter’s innocence. Jewison uses evidence...

      793 Words | 2 Pages   The Hurricane (1999 film)

  • Describing

    The Lord of the Rings Part 1 The Fellowship of the Ring By J. R. R. Tolkien Part 1: The Fellowship of the Ring Part 2: The Two Towers Part 3: The Return of the King Three Rings for the Elven-kings under the sky, Seven for the Dwarf-lords in their halls of stone, Nine for Mortal Men doomed...

      189211 Words | 468 Pages   Samwise Gamgee, The Fellowship of the Ring, Bilbo Baggins, Hobbit

  • Hurricanes

     Hurricanes are severe tropical storms that form in the southern Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico, and in the eastern Pacific Ocean. They can be up to 600 miles across and have very strong winds. They usually last for 7 or more days and move at a speed of 10 – 20 Miles per hour. Each...

      347 Words | 3 Pages   Tropical cyclone, Hurricane Katrina, Eye (cyclone), Storm surge

  • Hurricane

    should be able to: • Define the term “hurricane” • List three categories of a hurricane. • Tell how a hurricane is formed • State how a hurricane is measured and name a scale which is used. • Define the structure of a hurricane • Explain the effects and impacts...

      1428 Words | 5 Pages   Tornado, Tropical cyclone, Low-pressure area, Rain

  • Hurricanes

     22 April 2011 Term Paper Hurricanes The Hurricane called The Great Bhola Cyclone that occurred on November 12, 1970 was incredibly violent and horrific in nature, causing 300,000-500,000 deaths; this was one of the most deadly natural disasters that have occurred in recent history. This storm occurred...

      1103 Words | 3 Pages   Cyclone, Low-pressure area, Tropical cyclone, Storm surge

  • Hurricane

    Thunder Storm * The way I would describe my storm is Violent, Noisy, Powerful, and Electrifying * Within a thundercloud there are many small bits of ice that hit into each other as they move around in the air. These collisions create an electric...

      255 Words | 1 Pages   Thunderstorm, Lightning, Cumulonimbus cloud, Sea breeze

  • Hurricanes

    GEOGRAPHY NAME: HURRICANE TOMAS WHEN IT OCCURRED: OCTOBER, 2010 EFFECTS OF HURRRICANE TOMAS ON ISLANDS IN THE CARIBBEAN BARBADOS * The strong winds of hurricane Tomas damaged homes * Power lines on the island were torn down * There were reports of roofs blown off homes * Impassible...

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  • HURRICANES

    HURRICANES Let’s talk about hurricanes in sunny South Florida. This essay will cover what you need to do to be prepared. Some things you will need is food, an evacuation plan, and extra things. These things will be good for during a hurricane and after. Alot of people...

      373 Words | 1 Pages  

  • Hurricane

    Hurricane The Hurricane illustrates how hatred and jealousy can put a man in prison for a crime that he did not commit. Rubin Carter was an up coming boxer, who was not like by detective Callahan for a past situation that took place. Rubin Carter was starting to make a name for him and detective Callahan...

      873 Words | 3 Pages   The Hurricane (1999 film)

  • hurricane

     What is a Hurricane? A hurricane is an intense, rotating oceanic weather system that possesses maximum sustained winds exceeding 119 km/hr (74 mph). It forms and intensifies over tropical oceanic regions. Hurricanes are generally smaller than storms in mid-latitudes, typically about 500...

      941 Words | 4 Pages   Low-pressure area, Cyclone, Storm surge, Tropical cyclone scales

  • Hurricanes

    Hurricanes are the most deadly type of natural disaster. They affect cities near the ocean all over the world. This paper will discuss what hurricanes are, what the parts of a hurricane are, and how they are formed. Hurricanes are large tropical storms with heavy winds. They must have winds of over...

      345 Words | 2 Pages   Saffir–Simpson hurricane wind scale, Eye (cyclone), Low-pressure area, Typhoon

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