Eye of the storm : NASA, drones, and the race to crack the hurricane code / Amy Cherrix
Book | Houghton Mifflin Harcourt | 2017

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Description
73 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 24 x 29 cm
Series
Scientists in the field
Scientists in the field.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Super storm -- The physics of formation -- A hurricane hunt begins -- Science in a fishbowl -- Understanding storms in the stratosphere -- Hurricane Edouard and the search for the holy grail -- Political storms -- Don't be scared. Get prepared!.
Summary
Describes the ways in which technology is being used to study hurricanes in order to predict both the timing and strength of these storms, focusing on NASA's Hurricane and Severe Storm Sentinel mission (HS3) mission that uses drone technology.
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ISBN
9780544411654 (hbk)
054441165X (hbk)
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