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storm bed

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 39 words.

A bed of *sediment deposited by a storm. Storm beds are usually the product of shallow marine wave activity

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severe storm

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 54 words.

A major storm that is associated with a depression. Such storms are given different names in different parts of

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storm troops

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 17 words.

1 another term for) shock troops.

2 Storm Troops the Nazi political militia.

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storm beach

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography — Ecology and Conservation.

Accumulation of coarse beach sediments built above the high-water mark by storm action. Gravel, shell debris, and other coarse materials are thrown into ridge or bank structures by waves...

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Storm Petrels

Overview page. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences.

The common name of the hydrobatidae has an interesting derivation. The epithet “storm” is thought to come from their habit of sheltering from storms in the lee of ships, while ...

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storm beach

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 36 words.

An accumulation of coarse beach *sediments built above the high-water mark by storm action. Gravel, shell debris, and other coarse materials are thrown into ridge or bank structures by...

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storm bed

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 40 words.

A bed of *sediment deposited by a storm. Storm beds are usually the product of shallow marine wave activity and are often known as ‘event deposits’ (i.e. they are the product of a...

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storm surge

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 58 words.

A rise or piling-up of water during a storm, as a result of wind stresses acting on the surface of the sea and of atmospheric-pressure differences. If a storm surge occurs at the time of...

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storm beach

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 34 words.

Accumulation of coarse beach sediments built above the high-water mark by storm action. Gravel, shell debris, and other coarse materials are thrown into ridge or bank structures by waves...

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storm surge

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 56 words.

Rise or piling-up of water during a storm, as a result of wind stresses acting on the surface of the sea and of atmospheric-pressure differences. If a storm surge occurs at the time of...

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storm flow

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

The rapid runoff on a river hydrograph that is created directly by the input of precipitation from a storm.

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tropical storm

Christopher Gorse, David Johnston and Martin Pritchard.

in A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 28 words.

A storm that develops offshore in the tropics with wind speeds less than 119 km per hour, but has the

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kona storm

Edited by MICHAEL ALLABY.

in A Dictionary of Earth Sciences

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 34 words.

Storm conditions associated with very strong southerly winds over the Hawaiian islands, bringing heavy rainfall. The winds blow in conjunction

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dust storm

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 66 words.

A storm in which dust is blown up from the ground. It occurs when the wind speed exceeds a critical

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storm warning

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 23 words.

A *warning that is issued about an impending *storm, which involves sustained surface winds of greater than

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severe storm

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 48 words.

A major *storm that damages property or endangers life. In the USA, the National Weather Service defines a severe

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tropical storm

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 31 words.

A *tropical depression that has deepened and that produces winds of 61–120 km h−1. Tropical storms are

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storm flow

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 21 words.

The rapid runoff on a river hydrograph that is created directly by the input of precipitation from a storm.

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storm warning

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 24 words.

A warning that is issued about an impending storm, which involves sustained surface winds of greater than about 90

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storm warning

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 23 words.

A *warning that is issued about an impending *storm, which involves sustained surface winds of greater than

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