The History and Science of Hurricanes




Kerry Emanuel

Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Oxford University Press, New York, 2005



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Supplementary Material by Chapter



Vortex on a Chip Computer Program


Hurricane Links


General information


Kerry Emanuel’s home page


NOAA Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory Hurricane Research Division


Chris Landsea’s Frequently Asked Questions about hurricanes


The hurricane hunters web page


Technical review article on tropical cyclones


USA Today hurricane history


          Hurricane Photos


NOAA Photo library hurricane pages


The hurricane hunters web page



          Forecasts and other information


NOAA Tropical Prediction Center


NOAA Central Pacific Hurricane Center


U.S. Navy Joint Typhoon Warning Center


Naval Research Laboratory tropical cyclone page


Tropical cyclone track and intensity forecasts


Canadian Hurricane Centre


Potential intensity maps from the Center for Ocean-Land Atmosphere Studies


          Satellite images and other information


Naval Research Laboratory tropical cyclone page


Atlantic Tropical Weather Center


Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory


United Kingdom Meteorological Office tropical cyclone page


Unisys Weather hurricane page


Colorado State University tropical page


University of Wisconsin tropical cyclone page


NASA’s human space flight images page (try searching for “hurricane”)


NASA’s interactive image viewer


NOAA Environmental Visualization Program


NOAA  Atlantic and Caribbean tropical satellite imagery


          Radar images


                   National Weather Service radar mosaic (click on map)


                   National Center for Atmospheric Research radar page