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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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severe storm

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). 49 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

P ublished online January 2017 .

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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Dust Storms

Edited by Stephen H. Schneider, Terry L. Root and Michael D. Mastrandrea.

in Encyclopedia of Climate and Weather

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology. 718 words.

A dust storm or sandstorm occurs when soil particles are lifted and blown by the wind to such an extent

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Storm Petrels

Michael de L. Brooke and Michael P. Harris.

in The New Encyclopedia of Birds

January 2003; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 1129 words.

The common name of the hydrobatidae has an interesting derivation. The epithet “storm” is thought to come from their habit

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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 warning

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

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

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storm beach

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.

Accumulation of coarse beach sediments built above the high-water mark by storm action. Gravel, shell debris, and other coarse materials

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storm surge

Edited by MICHAEL ALLABY.

in A Dictionary of Earth Sciences

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 55 words.

Rise or piling-up of water during a storm, as a result of wind stresses acting on the surface of the

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kona storm

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 35 words.

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

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Dust Storms

Andrew S. Goudie.

in The Oxford Companion to Global Change

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 3446 words.

Dust storms, events in which visibility is reduced to less than 1 kilometer by wind-blown particles, are important environmental phenomena

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severe storm

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

A major storm that is associated with a depression. Such storms are given different names in different parts of the world, including hurricane (throughout most of the western hemisphere),...

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storm bed

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 43 words.

A bed of *sediment deposited by a storm event. Storm beds are usually the product of shallow marine wave activity, and are often referred to as ‘event deposits’, that is, they are the...

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storm beach

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 35 words.

An accumulation of coarse beach *sediments built above the high-water mark by storm action. Gravel, shell debris, and other

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storm surge

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 57 words.

A rise or piling-up of water during a storm, as a result of wind stresses acting on the surface of

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