Infographics on tropical hurricanes

A picture is worth a thousand words: information and data on hurricanes are summarized in graphics (in german).

Schematic sketch of a tropical hurricae (cross section)
(Graphic: eskp.de/CC-BY).

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Hurricane, typhoon, cyclones are tropical whirlwinds, developing , forming under similar conditions. The map shows storm listed by regions and season.
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Schematic sketch of the Earth wind system.
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Map is showing the path of cyclone "Winston" as well as the damages afterwards.
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Map is showing the path of typhoon Haiyan as well as the damages afterwards.
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Classificationoftropicalstorms:Saffir-SimpsonHurricane scale.
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Tornado Alley:90% of thetornadoes within theUS occur here.
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Selected Mega-Cities in areas with an increased risk e.g. earthquakes, volcanic eruption, tsunami, hurricane/cyclone.
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Intensity classesoftornadoesafter the enhancedFujita scale(EF)withtherespectivewind velocitiesandtheprobability of occurrencefortheUnited States.(Data, NOAA 2012).
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Graphics: German Research Centre for Geosciences(GFZ)forthe "Earth System Knowledge Platform".Theycanbeusedforanypurpose. Please mention the source: eskp.de CC BY