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Emanuel, Kerry A. Divine wind: the history and science of hurricanes. New York, Oxford University Press, 2005.
285 p.
   Includes bibliographies.
   Not Yet in LC

Fitzpatrick, Patrick J. Natural disasters, hurricanes: a reference handbook. Santa Barbara, CA, ABC-CLIO, c1999. 286 p.
   QC944.F58 1999 <SciRR>

Hurricane! coping with disaster: progress and challenges since Galveston, 1900. Edited by Robert H. Simpson, Richard A. Anthes and Michael Garstang. Washington, American Geophysical Union, 2003. 360 p.
   Bibliography: p. 360.
   QC945.H864 2003

Hurricanes and typhoons: past, present, and future. Edited by Richard J. Murnane and Kam-biu Liu. New York, Columbia University Press, c2004. 462 p.
   Includes bibliographies.
   QC944.H92 2004

Ochi, Michael K. Hurricane-generated seas. Amsterdam, Elsevier, 2003. 140 p.
(Elsevier engineering book series, v. 8)
   Bibliography: p. 133-138
   GC211.2.O24 2003

Hurricane History and Storm Data -- Selected Representative Titles

Millás, José Carlos. Hurricanes of the Caribbean and adjacent regions, 1492-1800. Miami, Academy of the Arts and Sciences of the Americas, 1968. 328 p.
   Four publications, sponsored by the United States Weather Bureau and published by the University of Miami, form the backbone of the present work; edited by Leonard Pardue.
   Bibliography: p. 309-323.
   QC945.M48 1968

Elsner, James B., and A. Birol Kara. Hurricanes of the North Atlantic: climate and society. New York, Oxford University Press, 1999. 488 p.
   Bibliography: p. 463-480
   QC945.E46 1999

Williams, John M. and Iver W. Duedall. Florida hurricanes and tropical storms, 1871-2001. Gainesville, FL, University of Florida Press, c2002. 167 p.
   Includes bibliographies.
   QC945.W55 2002

Representative Journal Articles

Chao, Yung Y., and others. An operational system for predicting hurricane-generated wind waves in the North Atlantic Ocean. Weather and forecasting, v. 20, Aug. 2005: 652-671.

Das, Saswato R. The answer is blowing in the wind. IEEE spectrum, v. 42, Sept. 2005: 20.

Morrison, Ian, and others. An observational case for the prevalence of roll vortices in the hurricane boundary layer. Journal of the atmospheric sciences, v. 62, Aug. 1 2005: 2662-2673.

Reichhardt, Tony, Erika Check, and Emma Marris. After the flood. Nature, v. 437, Sept. 8, 2005: 174-176.

Wang, David, and others. Extreme waves under Hurricane Ivan. Science, v. 309, Aug. 5, 2005: 896.



U.S. Government Sites

National Hurricane Center
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Hurricane Basics
National Atlas

Hurricane Aircraft --Technology
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Hurricane and Extreme Storm Impact Studies
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Hurricane Research Division
Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory, NOAA

Hurricane Resource Page

Additional Sites

Forces of Nature: Hurricanes
National Geographic

The Hurricane Hunters

Hurricane Katrina Images

Hurricane Season 2005: Katrina

Hurricane Strike: Hurricane Science & Safety for Students

Interactive Guides -- Natural Disasters -- Hurricanes (BBC)
Animated, interactive guide to the world's most devastating phenomena.

International Hurricane Research Center
Florida International University

Louisiana State University Hurricane Center

MIT Sea Grant: Hurricanes in the Northeast
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The Tropical Meteorology Project
Colorado State University


   U.S. Government Websites

Hurricanes and Climate Change
U.S. Climate Change Science Program

   Organization and Association Websites

Hurricanes and Climate Change, interview with Kerry Emanuel
Living on Earth, World Media Foundation

Hurricanes and Global Warming
Pew Center on Global Climate Change

The Wind and the Fury:
Has Climate Change Made Hurricanes Fiercer or Are Such Claims Hot Air?
By Naila Moreira, in Science News Online, v.168, Sept. 17, 2005: 184.


   U.S. Government Websites

Disasters and Emergencies: Hurricanes
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Enviro-Health Links
National Library of Medicine (NLM)

Environmental Health Needs and Habitability Assessment
Joint Task Force, CDC and EPA, Sept. 17, 2005.

FEMA: Hurricanes

FEMA: Hurricanes, for Kids

Hurricanes: Health and Safety
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

Hurricane Response: Storm and Flood Cleanup
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

Keeping Workers Safe During Clean Up and Recovery Operations Following Hurricanes
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

   Association and Organization Websites

Health Effects of Disasters
Pan American Health Organization

Katrina’s Aftermath: Public Health Concerns
Johns Hopkins School Of Public Health

Know What to Do After a Hurricane is Over
American Red Cross


Historical Hurricane Tracks
Coastal Services Center, NOAA

Hurricane History Page

National Climatic Data Center, NOAA Satellite and Information Service

Unisys Weather: Hurricane

Compiled by Alison P. Kelly, September, 2005; Updated August, 2011

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