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It's Atlantic Hurricane Season

Tropical cyclones marching across the Atlantic, Sept 2 2008. source: Naval Research Laboratory Series of tropical cyclones marching across the Atlantic, Sept. 2 2008

Tropical Textbook


"Tropical Cyclones" is the third published chapter of "Introduction to Tropical Meteorology" and is especially relevant and timely this time of year. Explore the science, the history and the impacts of hurricanes, typhoons, and tropical cyclones.


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See our entire collection of hurricane and tropical meteorology content, including Spanish language modules.

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GOES-R: An Introduction to the Next Generation Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R Series

This module presents an overview of the nation's next generation Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R (GOES-R) series, focusing on the value and anticipated benefits offered by the products and services derived from an enhanced suite of instruments for the continued monitoring of meteorological, environmental, climate, and space weather phenomena and related hazards.

Operational Use of WAVEWATCH III

In this webcast, Dr. Hendrik Tolman (NOAA Marine Analysis Branch) will discuss the operational use of NOAA WAVEWATCH III. The NOAA WAVEWATCH III is a forecast system that predicts wind-generated ocean waves.  

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