Cyclones: Watching the Sky

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Hurricane Felix infrared image, 1995

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Hurricanes, typhoons, tornadoes, waterspouts... What do all of these things have in common? This course module will begin to explore the basics of these systems including the Coriolis effect and how it changes depending on hwat type of storm you are exploring, classification of cyclones, and the temperature of cyclones and the tools used to identify them.

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