Lecture23 - If your iclicker is listed in this table and...

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If your iclicker is listed in this table and you do not register it before the last class (March 15, 2013, 11 am), you will not receive parBcipaBon credit Unregistered iclicker ID #06098F80’ #06B61DAD’ #16EB7984’ #1E19BDBA’ #2288BB11’ #360180B7’ #40274F28’
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Hurricanes and Nor’easters EARTHSS17 Catastrophes Lecture 23 Mar 6 2013
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Tropical Cyclone in the a)’Northern’Hemisphere ’ ’ b)’Southern’Hemisphere’
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a) Tropical’Depressions’have’a’disGnct’central’low’ pressure’zone’ b) Tropical’Disturbances’are’larger’ c) Tropical’Disturbances’have’greater’winds’ d) Tropical’Depressions’are’closer’to’the’equator’ e) Tropical’Disturbances’have’higher’pressures’ What is the primary diference between a Tropical Disturbance and a Tropical Depression?
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Hurricane Ike 2008 Deaths Missing HaiG’ 74’ ??’ Dominican’Republic’ ’2’ ??’ Cuba’ ’7’ ??’ US’ 112’ 34’ Total’ 195’ 34??’
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Ike from The InternaBonal Space StaBon Largest-diameter hurricane ever measured 3.6-meter-high surge arrived 20 hours before storm
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Where in a hurricane are the winds strongest? a) in’the’eye’ b) just’outside’the’eye’(in’the’eye’wall)’ c) half’way’out’to’the’outer’fringe’of’the’ hurricane’ d) at’the’outer’fringe’ e) center’of’the’surge’
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p. 449 Ike’s Landfall near Galveston, TX (2) LocaBon of deadliest US hurricane in 1900 >8,000 deaths
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Storm Surge and Wind Speeds
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p. 451 Bolivar Peninsula Despite’mandatory’evacuaGon,’ 48’people’died’and’3500’needed’rescue’ Coastal’damages’$27’billion,’3 rd ’costliest’1900-2011’
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Wave Erosion of Beach & Foundabons
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Storm Surge carried water and debris across barrier island and into lagoon
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ContaminaBon of Water
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Aside from flooding, what damages do NOT accompany the surge of a hurricane? a) Buildings,’bridges,’and’piers’are’washed’away. b) Dunes’are’washed’away.’ c) Houses’not’on’high’posts’are’floated’and’carried’ farther’onshore.’ d) Heavy’sand’is’deposited’on’beaches,’partly’burying’ some’homes.’ e) Saltwater’invades’and’contaminates’groundwater.
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NaBonal Hurricane Warning Center §
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