Live Hurricane Hunter Missions in Google Earth

Hurricane hunters are the “eyes in the sky” for those studying and forecasting hurricanes. The folks over at the Google Earth Blog describe how you can follow live hurricane recon missions, or see the results from recent missions using Google Earth. Check it out.

For more information about hurricane hunters see:

The Physical Environment Textbook links: Hurricanes

Hurricane Hunters
Courtesy Discovery News

Published in: on July 21, 2008 at 2:42 pm  Comments (2)  

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  1. […] Hurricanes are one of the destructive forces on the face of Earth. They are furious, fast, and ferocious. That’s why they should be watched, observed, and followed around by ‘hurricane hunters’ — also known as the ‘eyes in the sky.’ Hunting down hurricanes is a dangerous task, which is performed by a group of highly-trained professional people. With Google Earth, you can experience following live hurricane recon missions, too. Check them out. […]

  2. […] Live Hurricane Hunter Missions in Google Earth July 20081 comment 4 […]

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