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Science Seminar: Earth Science


Database Articles

  • Are Storms Getting Worse?

    The article offers information on the catastrophic storms in the U.S. It is stated that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change predicted the effects of climate change in the increase of severe weather forms, which result to property losses. It notes that thunderstorms had the most frequent catastrophic results, followed by tornadoes and hailstorms. It also mentions the causes of the increase of storms and property losses including high vulnerability and population growth.

    Changnon, Stanley A. "Trend Analysis: Are Storms Getting Worse?." Weatherwise 63.2 (2010): 38. Middle Search Plus. Web. 1 Jan. 2013.

  • Extreme Weather A Glimpse Of Things To Come

    In this article the author reflects on natural disasters happened in the U.S. in 2011 and anticipates the more will happen in coming years because of global warming and climate change.

    Kowalski, Kathiann M. "Extreme Weather A Glimpse Of Things To Come." Odyssey 21.3 (2012): 6. Middle Search Plus. Web. 6 Jan. 2013.