5. Tropical Cyclones

  1. Steven L. Horstmeyer

Published Online: 26 SEP 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118015216.ch5

The Weather Almanac: A Reference Guide to Weather, Climate, and Related Issues in the United States and its Key Cities, Twelfth Edition

The Weather Almanac: A Reference Guide to Weather, Climate, and Related Issues in the United States and its Key Cities, Twelfth Edition

How to Cite

Horstmeyer, S. L. (2011) Tropical Cyclones, in The Weather Almanac: A Reference Guide to Weather, Climate, and Related Issues in the United States and its Key Cities, Twelfth Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118015216.ch5

Author Information

  1. Cincinnati, OH, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 SEP 2011
  2. Published Print: 16 SEP 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470413258

Online ISBN: 9781118015216

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Keywords:

  • tropical cyclones;
  • Saffir–Simpson Hurricane Scale (SSHS);
  • Dvorak satellite technique

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Geography and Formation

  • Tropical Cyclone Structure

  • Hurricane Classification

  • The Dvorak Satellite Technique

  • Reference Materials