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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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multicell storm

Susan Mayhew.

in A Dictionary of Geography

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 61 words.

A severe local storm comprising a succession of convective cells. The first cell is formed by a powerful updraught of

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multicell storm

Susan Mayhew.

in A Dictionary of Geography

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 60 words.

A severe local storm comprising a succession of convective cells. The first cell is formed by a powerful updraught of

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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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Dust Storms

Andrew S. Goudie.

in Encyclopedia of Global Change

January 2001; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 2676 words.

Dust storms, events in which visibility is reduced to less than 1 kilometer as a result of particle matter being

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Storm, The

Robert Welch.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to Irish Literature

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 26 words.

(1925), Peadar O'Donnell's first novel, the storm of the title being an actual event and a symbol

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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 surges

M. J. Tooley.

in The Oxford Companion to the Earth

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 926 words.

‘The deadliest tropical cyclone in history’ on 12 November 1970 in the Bay of Bengal resulted in a storm which

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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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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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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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Storm, Paul

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 20th-Century Art. 22 words.

German, 20th century, male.

Born 29 January 1880, in Hamburg; died 1951.

Painter.

Storm studied under C. von Marr and K. Bantzer.

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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

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

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

Overview page. Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology.

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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