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Hurricanes; North Carolina; History

  • North Carolina's Hurricane Historyby Jay Barnes

    The University of North Carolina Press 2013; US$ 34.99

    North Carolina's Hurricane History: Fourth Edition, Updated with a Decade of New Storms from Isabel to Sandy more...

  • Learning from the Impacts of Superstorm Sandyby J. Bret Bennington; E. Christa Farmer

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 79.95

    Learning from the Impacts of Superstorm Sandy summarizes first results from studies of Superstorm Sandy, including: tide gauge measurements of storm surge, stable isotope variation in precipitation, analysis of the effect of beach nourishment among other factors on structural damage, and comparison with past storms through sediment analysis. This... more...

  • The Greatest Stormby Martin Brayne

    The History Press 2003; US$ 13.99

    All but forgotten now, the Great Storm of 26/27 November 1703 was the worst storm experienced in recorded history in the British Isles. Over 8000 people died and the losses of property and shipping were immense. Martin Brayne tells in vivid detail the story of this tragic and catastrophic event. more...

  • Hurricanes of the North Atlanticby James B. Elsner; A. Birol Kara

    Oxford University Press, USA 1999; US$ 82.99

    1. Hurricane Characteristics. 2. Hurricane Categories and Impacts. 3. Hurricane Climate Data. 4. North Atlantic Hurricanes. 5. Tropical Only Hurricanes. 6. Baroclinically Enhanced Hurricanes. 7. Major Hurricanes. 8. U.S. Hurricanes. 9. Hurricanes of Puerto Rico, Jamaica, and Bermuda. 10. Hurricane Cycles and Trends. 11. Hurricane Return Periods. 12.... more...

  • Hurricanes of the Gulf of Mexicoby Barry D. Keim; Robert A. Muller

    LSU Press 2009; US$ 19.95

    Hurricanes of the Gulf of Mexico presents a comprehensive history and analysis of the hurricanes that occurred in the Gulf of Mexico from the 1800s to the present, reporting each hurricane?s point of origin, oceanic and atmospheric influences, track, size, intensity, point of landfall, storm surge, and impact on life and the environment. Additional... more...

  • The Hurricaneby Roger A Pielke

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1990, this book describes the nature of the hurricane, one of the world's most dangerous weather hazards. It examines the formation, development, movement, and impact of these tropical cyclones, and assess the ability of science to describe, forecast, and control them. more...

  • Los huracanes (Hurricanes)by William B. Rice

    Shell Education 2010; US$ 8.99

    Hurricanes plague the tropics from June through November. Some years bring just a handful of storms. Other years, meteorologists run out of names because there are so many. Readers learn how and where these storms form and the dangers they pose to the land and people who live in Gulf and Atlantic coast regions. 32pp. more...

  • Sea of Stormsby Stuart B. Schwartz

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 35.00

    The diverse cultures of the Caribbean have been shaped as much by hurricanes as they have by diplomacy, commerce, or the legacy of colonial rule. In this panoramic work of social history, Stuart Schwartz examines how Caribbean societies have responded to the dangers of hurricanes, and how these destructive storms have influenced the region?s history,... more...

  • Sudden Seaby R.A. Scotti

    Little, Brown and Company 2008; US$ 9.99

    The massive destruction wreaked by the Hurricane of 1938 dwarfed that of the Chicago Fire, the San Francisco Earthquake, and the Mississippi floods of 1927, making the storm the worst natural disaster in U.S. history. Now, R.A. Scotti tells the story. more...

  • Hurricane of Independenceby Tony Williams

    Sourcebooks, Inc. 2008; US$ 20.95

    Hurricane of Independence is the fascinating untold story of the opening of the American Revolution amidst the devastation of a brutal storm. more...