A reading to learn about recent changes in hurricane activity, specifically in the Atlantic.
Students will read about changes in Atlantic storm activity, factors that affect hurricane intensity and frequency, and the impact of global climate change on these factors.
Use this tool to help students find answers to:
- How have the intensity, frequency, and duration of Atlantic hurricanes changed since 1980?
- According to current climate models, what are the projections related to hurricane activity in the future?
About the Tool
|Tool Name||Changes in Hurricanes|
|Discipline||Geography, Earth Sciences|
|Topic(s) in Discipline||Disasters, Hazards, Hurricanes, Storms, Oceanography, Hurricane Intensity, Hurricane Frequency|
|Climate Topic||Disasters and Hazards|
|Type of Tool||Reading|
|Grade Level||High school, Undergraduate|
|Developed by||GlobalChange.gov, U.S. Global Change Research Program|
|Hosted at||GlobalChange.gov, U.S. Global Change Research Program|