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Specific Hurricane Topics (Alphabetical by topic):
Thumbnail of a Gulfstream aircraft. Aircraft Hurricane website

Thumbnail of a hurricaneBasics of a Hurricane: Grade School Level

Thumbnail of Hurricane MitchBasics of a Hurricane: College Level

Thumbnail of a hurricaneCreation of Hurricanes

Thumbnail of the El Nino globe.El Nino's Effect on Hurricanes

Thumbnail of a hurricaneHurricane Fact Sheet

Thumbnail of Hurricane FranField Studies: Hurricane Field Studies feature article

Thumbnail of the National Hurricane Center map Forecasting: Forecasting Fury--March 19, 2001

Thumbnail of Hurricane Frances' hot towersHot Towers: A 'Hot Tower' Above the Eye Can Make Hurricanes Stronger -- January 12, 2004

Thumbnail of an icicle Ice Particles: Finding Tiny Particles in Hurricanes May Help With Predictions -- April 29, 2002

Thumbnail of a hurricane Ingredients: NASA Satellites Extract Ingredients in Hurricane Recipe to Improve Forecasts -- September 10, 2003

Thumbnail of Hurricane OpalIngredients: Seeing into the Heart of a Hurricane

Thumbnail of a hurricane at seaIntensification: Scientists Discover Clues to What Turns a Hurricane into a Monster -- January 12, 2004

Thumbnail of Hurricane BonnieLand Changes: LIDAR - In the Wake of a Storm -- February 06, 2004

Thumbnail of lightningLightning: More Lightning News From Inside Hurricanes And Tornadoes -- June 16, 1999

thumbnail image of phyoplanktonPlankton: NASA Data Shows Hurricanes Help Plants Bloom In 'Ocean Deserts' -- June 17, 2004

Thumbnail of a hurricane Strength of a Hurricane: The Saffir-Simpson Scale

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Thumbnail of a thermometer Temperatures:

Near-Real Time Estimates of Upper Ocean Heat Content and Tropical Cyclone Heat Potential from Altimetry -- 2003

NASA Looks A Hurricane’s Temperature In The Eye -- April 30, 2002

Thumbnail of cirrus cloudsWinds:

Current Wind Conditions of Current Hurricanes

Winds of Hurricanes in History

Hurricane Winds Carried Ocean Salt & Plankton Far Inland -- April 24, 2003

Rob Gutro
Goddard Space Flight Center