Tropical Cyclones

The destructive power of a tropical cyclone instills fear in those in its path and intrigues atmospheric scientists interested in its dynamics. This module will guide you through the formation, structure, energy, and movement of tropical cyclones through the use of sketches, radar and satellite imagery, and animations, and related questions.
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© Greg Carbone, Dept. of Geography, University of South Carolina, 1999