Event-Based Science
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Hurricane! Remote-Sensing Activities


If you are working on the Event-Based Science module called Hurricane!, this page is for you. It takes you to two remote-sensing activities that will help you with the Task.

Selected by the sciLINKS program, a service of National Science Teachers Association. Copyright 2001.

If you would like to try one or both activities with your students, we want to hear from you. Please print out, complete, and return an evaluation form for each activity you use.
Related Links
  • Hurricane Floyd Data from NOAA GOES satellite. Images produced by Hal Pierce, Laboratory for Atmospheres, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.
  • Tropical Storm Lane, September 11, 2000This is an image of tropical storm Lane taken over the Eastern Pacific on September 11, 2000. This image comes from the MODIS instrument on the Terra satellite. Terra is part of the EOS (Earth-Observing Satellite) Program. (Click on the image to see it in 1 km resolution. WARNING: This download can take several minutes).

Hurricane Mitch Reaches Category 5

This is an image of Hurricane Mitch taken on October 26, 1998. At the time, its maximum sustained wind speed was 180 mph. Here is a reprint of the hurricane warning in effect at the time of this image:

Hurricane Mitch


Event-Based Science Project

Hurricane! Activity 1

Hurricane! Activity 2

Information for teachers interested in testing EBS-based remote-sensing activities

Principal Investigators
Russell G. Wright (EBSII)
Dorothy K. Hall (NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

Teacher Advisors (MCPS)
Susan Buffington
Nancy Carey
Cynthia Carlson
Elaine Chang
John Leck
Donna Matthews
Frank Weisel

Science and Visualization Advisors (NASA/GSFC)
Susan Dent
Andrew Negri
Hal Pierce
Marshall Shepherd

GOES Images Courtesy NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Hal Pierce and Andrew Negri

Student Consultants
(John Poole Middle School, Poolesville, MD) John Maas, Caitlin McCarthy, Bobby Ouellette, Matt Wolverton, Justin Robillard, Maureen DuVall, Rachel Carr, Kristina Benson, Alexander Eames, Ben Baird, Reuben Goetzl, Alex Kreiser

Thank you for trying Event-Based Science Remote-Sensing Activities.

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Last updated on Thursday, October 11, 2007
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