Hurricane Risk for New Orleans
http://americanradioworks.publicradio.org/features/wetlands/hurricane1.html

Daniel Zwerdling, American Public Media


This trancribed article from American Radio Works discusses the hurricane risk in New Orleans. The 2002 article talks about how deep flood waters would be in a Category Five hurricane and the likelihood that such a storm would hit. Users may also listen to the article using Real Player audio program.

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Subject: Biology, Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Extreme weather, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Extreme Weather:Hurricanes
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Special Interest: Hazards
Topics: Hydrosphere/Cryosphere:Surface Water, Climate, Biosphere:Ecology:Habitats, Biosphere
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Hydrology/Hydrogeology, Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Water, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Climate Change, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Atmospheric Science, Environmental Science, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Hazards, Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Weather