- IVAN. // New Orleans Magazine;Aug2005, Vol. 39 Issue 11, p17
Focuses on the impact of Hurricane Ivan on New Orleans, Louisiana.
- The greatest storm on earth. Phillips, David // Canadian Geographic;Oct/Nov90, Vol. 110 Issue 5, p10
Examines North American hurricanes which mostly develop over the Atlantic within 20 degrees of the equator. These huge spiraling weather systems, an average of 80 in one year, kill up to 15 thousand people and cause several billion dollars worth of property damage. Process involved in creating...
- Did you know? // Asia Insurance Review;Jul2010, p73
The article offers information on the different names associated to tropical storms including hurricanes, typhoons, and cyclones.
- IN THE RUINS. Lemann, Nicholas // New Yorker;9/12/2005, Vol. 81 Issue 27, p33
Comments on the impact of the Hurricane Katrina on New Orleans, Louisiana. Discussion of how natural disasters have been part of the literature of New Orleans; Experience of the author's father with hurricanes; Failure of most people in the city to get help during the whole week of the hurricane.
- HAITI: DEATH IN THE EYE OF THE STORM. Stein, Lisa // U.S. News & World Report;10/4/2004, Vol. 137 Issue 11, p11
Comments on the devastating effects of Hurricane Jeanne in Haiti.
- Life Goes On. Petersen, George // Mix;Sep2006, Vol. 30 Issue 9, p10
The author reflects on the situation, one year after the worst natural disaster that struck the Gulf coast causing floods in New Orleans. The author hopes that despite the disaster this city will sustain. In this issue there is a focus on audio professionals in the 'New Orleans Stories' section....
- After the flood. Reichhardt, Tony; Check, Erika; Marris, Emma // Nature;9/8/2005, Vol. 437 Issue 7056, p174
Focuses on the effects of hurricane Katrina and the subsequent flooding on New Orleans, Louisiana. Degradation of the coast's natural defenses; Criticisms for mishandling the emergency; Sandy barrier islands and marshy bayous.
- Climatology: Tempests in time. Elsner, James B. // Nature;6/7/2007, Vol. 447 Issue 7145, p647
The article discusses the characteristics of palaeotempestology in assessing the factors that contribute to hurricane activity. It is the study of prehistoric storms from geological and biological evidence and has been applied to hurricanes in the North Atlantic. It is also a valuable tool for...
- Eye-to-Eye With Frances. Clemans, John // MotorBoating;Nov2004, Vol. 194 Issue 5, p90
Reports on the damages wrought by Hurricane Frances in Palm City, Florida. Places hit by the hurricane; Actions taken by the residents in preparation of the hurricane; Effect of the storm on the boats docked in Palm City.