Hurricane Webinar Series 2012 ARCHIVE
The 2012 Hurricanes: Science and Society (HSS) Webinar Series is presented by The University of Rhode Island, Graduate School of Oceanography in partnership with the American Meteorological Society (AMS), Centers for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence (COSEE), and the National Hurricane Center (NHC).
The HSS Webinar Series is designed to provide educators with an opportunity to "meet" some of the top hurricane scientists in the country, while learning about their research and being introduced to a range of hurricane related topics. Target audiences are instructors of high school and undergraduate level courses and informal science educators.
The 2012 Hurricane Webinar series has concluded. Choose a session below to watch the recorded event
Basic Hurricane Science Tuesday, February 28, 2012.
Introduction to the HSS Webinar Series - Isaac Ginis, Univeristy of Rhode Island
Hurricane Observation and Forecasting Tuesday, March 13, 2012.
Hurricane Observations - Jack Beven, NOAA - National Hurricane Center
Hurricane History, Climate Change and Hurricanes Wednesday, April 25, 2012.
Past Hurricanes - Kerry Emanuel, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Hurricane Hazards and Impacts Wednesday, May 9, 2012.
Hurricane Winds/Tornadoes - Mark Powell, NOAA - Hurricane Research Division
Hurricane Preparedness Tuesday, May 22, 2012.
Presented as part of National Hurricane Preparedness Week
Assessing Your Risk - Rick Knabb, The Weather Channel