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This NASA website contains information about hurricanes and describes how they form, intensify, and then weaken. The site explains the physics of hurricane formation and also the mechanisms that intensify hurricanes so rapidly. Images, diagrams, and charts provide supplementary material.
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Keywords:
El NiƱo , Global warming, Katrina, Tropical Cyclone, Tropical depression, Water temperature Hurricane
Record Creator:
Metadata instance created July 5, 2007 by Andrew Coughlin
Record Updated:
October 11, 2010 by Cathy Ezrailson
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March 1, 2010
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AIP Format
(National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, 2006), WWW Document, (http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Features/Hurricanes/).
AJP/PRST-PER
Hurricanes: The Greatest Storms on Earth, (National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, 2006), <http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Features/Hurricanes/>.
APA Format
Hurricanes: The Greatest Storms on Earth. (2010, March 1). Retrieved October 25, 2014, from National Aeronautics and Space Administration: http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Features/Hurricanes/
Chicago Format
National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Hurricanes: The Greatest Storms on Earth. Washington: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, March 1, 2010. http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Features/Hurricanes/ (accessed 25 October 2014).
MLA Format
Hurricanes: The Greatest Storms on Earth. Washington: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2006. 1 Mar. 2010. 25 Oct. 2014 <http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Features/Hurricanes/>.
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@misc{ Title = {Hurricanes: The Greatest Storms on Earth}, Publisher = {National Aeronautics and Space Administration}, Volume = {2014}, Number = {25 October 2014}, Month = {March 1, 2010}, Year = {2006} }
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