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

  • 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)

  • 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 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

    Hurricane Hhhhrrrrnnnngggg! Loud emergency sirens rang across the small ocean side city. No birds. No wind. No waves. You could say the calm before the storm. I don't understand. People are boarding up their windows and doors, packing up all their precious belongings and leaving. Fleeing the town...

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  • Hurricanes

    English 100 #3221 17 May 2007 Hurricanes A hurricane is one of the most severe storms the country has to endure. A hurricane can easily damage millions of dollars of property and even kill anyone in their paths. A hurricane is a local name for tropical cyclones in the Caribbean, Nnorth Atlantic...

      1658 Words | 5 Pages   Storm surge, Saffir–Simpson hurricane wind scale, Tropical cyclone, Extratropical cyclone

  • Hurricane

    Hurricanes A hurricane is a type of cyclone. A hurricane is an organized collection of thunderstorms that pumps in the air near the earth’s surface and exhaust it out to the top. Hurricanes are tropical storms that are formed in the southern Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico,...

      853 Words | 3 Pages   Storm surge, Rain, Eye (cyclone), Tropical cyclone

  • 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

     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

  • 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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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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)

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