Hurricane Quiz

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Reference: KUOW Weekday broadcast 26 Sept 2005

  1. Hurricanes pickup heat from deep layers of warm water esp greater than ______ F.
  2. Hurricanes cool the ________.
  3. Upward trends in hurricane energy are correlated to ________   __________   ______________ (SST).
  4. Hurricanes can be thought of as a ______________   _________pushed by upper level flow.
  5. Atlantic hurricanes are about ____% of world total.
  6. U.S. landfall hurricanes are < __________ of world total.
  7. Hurricane ___________ forecasts are pretty good but intensity forecasts aren't.
  8. __________________ is an important parameter in science.
  9. Models need both ______________ and ___________ data (down to 200 m).
  10. The AMDO ___________   ______________   _______________ has been on an upswing during the last ten years.
  11. Global circulation models can go out 50 - 100 years.   True   or   False
  12. Models predict substantially __________________ snowpack in Cascade mountains.