2005 Atlantic Hurricanes and U.S. Streamflow Data Visualizations Image credit: NCDC/NOAA
<ul><li>2005 Atlantic Hurricane Season Records </li></ul><ul><li>27   named storms  formed during the 2005 season. This is...
Tropical Storm Arlene Path Track Detroit, Michigan Pensacola, Florida
Hurricane Cindy
Hurricane Dennis
Hurricane Katrina
Hurricane Rita
Tropical Storm Tammy
 
National Climate Data Center, NOAA – August 21, 2006 http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/climate/research/2005/hurricanes05.html P...
Monthly Streamflow Data Visualization for June – October 2005 U.S. Department of the Interior || U.S. Geological Survey UR...
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JULY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AUGUST
 
 
SEPTEMBER
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
OCTOBER
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FINAL THOUGHTS:   2005 Atlantic Hurricanes and U.S. Streamflow Data Visualizations <ul><li>SHARE YOUR OBSERVATIONS! </li><...
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2005 Hurricane Season

  1. 1. 2005 Atlantic Hurricanes and U.S. Streamflow Data Visualizations Image credit: NCDC/NOAA
  2. 2. <ul><li>2005 Atlantic Hurricane Season Records </li></ul><ul><li>27 named storms formed during the 2005 season. This is the most named storms in a single season, breaking the old record of 21 named storms set in 1933. </li></ul><ul><li>14 hurricanes formed during the 2005 season. This is the most hurricanes in a single season, breaking the old record of 12 hurricanes set in 1969. </li></ul><ul><li>7 major hurricanes (Category 3 or higher) formed during the 2005 season. </li></ul><ul><li>4 Category 5 hurricanes formed during the 2005 season (Emily, Katrina, Rita, and Wilma). This is the most Category 5 hurricanes recorded in a single season. </li></ul><ul><li>7 named storms made United States landfall during 2005 (Arlene, Cindy, Dennis, Katrina, Rita, Tammy and Wilma). An eighth storm, Ophelia, brushed the coast of North Carolina in 2005, but did not make an official landfall. </li></ul><ul><li>National Climate Data Center, NOAA – August 21, 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/climate/research/2005/hurricanes05.html </li></ul>
  3. 3. Tropical Storm Arlene Path Track Detroit, Michigan Pensacola, Florida
  4. 4. Hurricane Cindy
  5. 5. Hurricane Dennis
  6. 6. Hurricane Katrina
  7. 7. Hurricane Rita
  8. 8. Tropical Storm Tammy
  9. 10. National Climate Data Center, NOAA – August 21, 2006 http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/climate/research/2005/hurricanes05.html PAUSE THE PRESENTATION IF NECESSARY Picture the previous seven visualizations as you copy the data in the table below: Continue the presentation when ready ... You will compare this data to that appearing in the following series of visualizations:
  10. 11. Monthly Streamflow Data Visualization for June – October 2005 U.S. Department of the Interior || U.S. Geological Survey URL: http://water.usgs.gov/waterwatch/ Maintainer: Office of Surface Water. Each of the following map visualizations depicts streamflow conditions as computed at U.S. Geologic Survey gaging stations on rivers and streams. BLACK EXTREME HIGH (Flood) BLUE MUCH ABOVE NORMAL AQUA ABOVE NORMAL GREEN NORMAL ORANGE BELOW NORMAL MAROON MUCH BELOW NORMAL RED EXTREME LOW (Drought) <ul><li>Data is represented on the maps using the color code above </li></ul><ul><li>Compare your seven named storms' data to each month's visualization </li></ul><ul><li>Note the changing patterns, time frames, and locations as the visualizations loop through each month once </li></ul><ul><li>Pause or rewind the presentation if necessary </li></ul>
  11. 12. JUNE
  12. 15. JULY
  13. 30. AUGUST
  14. 33. SEPTEMBER
  15. 47. OCTOBER
  16. 73. FINAL THOUGHTS: 2005 Atlantic Hurricanes and U.S. Streamflow Data Visualizations <ul><li>SHARE YOUR OBSERVATIONS! </li></ul><ul><li>Could you recognize when the seven named storms made landfall? How? </li></ul><ul><li>Could you follow the path of the storm as it moved over time? How? </li></ul><ul><li>What was the timeline for the effects of some of these storms, from before to well after landfall? </li></ul><ul><li>Did any patterns emerge? </li></ul><ul><li>Was the eighth named storm recognizable?(Ophelia, the one that never made landfall but brushed the coast of North Carolina) When did it occur? </li></ul><ul><li>Rewind the presentation and share, point out your observations. </li></ul><ul><li>CREDITS: </li></ul><ul><li>All animations, data, images and visualizations are courtesy of the U.S. Government </li></ul><ul><li>(as previously noted): NCDC /NOAA/ USGS </li></ul><ul><li>The presentation was created by Scott Ashwell. </li></ul><ul><li>This data is granted free access by NOAA and USGS for K-13 educational purposes. </li></ul>

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