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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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)

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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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  • 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

    12 - HURRICANE HAZARDS A. HURRICANE: THE PHENOMENON B. HISTORICAL OCCURRENCE AND IMPACT ON THE AMERICAS: HURRICANE GILBERT C. RISK ASSESSMENT AND DISASTER MITIGATION D. COPING WITH HURRICANES IN SMALL TOWNS AND VILLAGES REFERENCES SUMMARYThis chapter describes the nature of hurricanes and their...

      9952 Words | 29 Pages   Storm surge, Wind, Extratropical cyclone, Trade wind

  • Hurricane

    Hurricane (tropical Cyclone): A tropical cyclone is a rapidly-rotating storm system characterized by a low-pressure center, strong winds, and a spiral arrangement of thunderstorms that produce heavy rain. Tropical cyclones typically form over large bodies of relatively warm water. They derive their...

      1416 Words | 4 Pages   Sea surface temperature, Tropical cyclone, Coriolis effect, Atmospheric convection

  • hurricanes

     A hurricane is a huge spinning storm, it can create winds of 74 miles per hour or even higher, according to NASA.GOV. Hurricanes form over warm ocean waters. Sometimes they strike land. When a hurricane reaches land, it pushes a wall of ocean water ashore. This wall of water is called a storm...

      900 Words | 3 Pages   Eye (cyclone), Storm surge, Meteorology, Tropical cyclone

  • The Hurricane

    How does Jewison educate and inform the audience about important ideas in his film “The Hurricane”? Introduction In the film, “The Hurricane”, Jewison uses camera, dialogue, music, and lighting techniques to educate and inform the audience about important ideas within the context of political protest...

      867 Words | 3 Pages   The Hurricane (1999 film)

  • 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

    Rubin "Hurricane" Carter Case Study Intial Description: - Shooting at a bar - 2 black suspects/shooters - 3 people killed (white) - 2:45am on Thursday night Police Investigation: - 2 black people driving a white car - Found Rubin in a white car and automatically thought it was him - Charged...

      384 Words | 2 Pages   Miscarriage of justice

  • hurricane

     December 27 2012 A moment that made me cry! My name is nour. I always had high grades and I was proud of it, but when I first started grade 10, low grades started with me. I didn’t know what was happening to me. I had some great grades but most of them were low. Especially the english...

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  • The Hurricane

    The Hurricane (Viewing Task) How well does the composer manipulate the audience to believe that Rubin Carter was wrongly accused based on racial discrimination (1000-1500 words) There are many ways the composer of the 1999 movie ‘ The Hurricane’ manipulates the audience to believe that Rubin Carter...

      1081 Words | 3 Pages   The Hurricane (1999 film)

  • 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