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Analyzing Hurricanes Using Web and Desktop GIS

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Patrons use a database from NOAA to map hurricanes from different decades, and then build their own map using data from National Atlas to learn about how hurricanes form

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Add a Tech Twist Required: Computers with internet access to examine hurricane data from NOAA
Collection This activity works best if every participant has access to their own computer or tablet for viewing online hurricane data
Related Links American Geosciences Institute
Historical Hurricane Tracks
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Originating Source Earth Science Week
Photo Credit : NASA image created by Jesse Allen, Earth Observatory, using data provided courtesy of the MODIS Rapid Response team.
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Hurricanes by Kay Manolis
Hurricanes! By Gail Gibbons
Hurricanes by Nathan Olson

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Analyzing Hurricanes Using Web and Desktop GIS

Analyzing Hurricanes Using Web and Desktop GIS

Patrons use a database from NOAA to map hurricanes from different decades, and then build their own map using data from National Atlas to learn about how hurricanes form