Engines of Destruction: The Science of Hurricanes!by It's Okay To Be Smart   2 years ago


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Learn more/references:

“Divine Wind: The History and Science of Hurricanes” by Kerry Emanuel http://amzn.to/2aUY7P7

Japan’s “kamikaze” winds may have been real: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/11/141104-kamikaze-kublai-khan-winds-typhoon-japan-invasion/

“El huracán, su mitología y sus símbolos” Fernando Ortiz http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/60338937

“Sea of Storms: A History of Hurricanes in the Greater Caribbean from Columbus to Katrina” Stuart B. Schwartz http://press.princeton.edu/titles/10324.html

Emanuel, Kerry. "Tropical cyclones." Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences 31.1 (2003): 75.

Knutson, Thomas R., et al. "Tropical cyclones and climate change." Nature Geoscience 3.3 (2010): 157-163.

“Hurricane Force” Roger Smith 2006 Phys. World 19 (6) 32

Could we nuke a hurricane? http://www.aoml.noaa.gov/hrd/tcfaq/C5c.html

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