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storming

Overview page. Subjects: Human Resource Management.

Is the second stage of the five-stage model of group development. [See stages of group development.]

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storm

Storm Dunlop.

in A Dictionary of Weather

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Environmental Science. 57 words.

1 A general term for any violent atmospheric disturbance, such as a thunderstorm, strong gale, dust storm,

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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. 2205 words.

A storm can be defined as a disturbed state of the atmosphere, the opposite of what we would call calm.

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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. 46 words.

Common term for gales, squalls, rainstorms, or thunderstorms. It is used specifically for conditions associated with the active areas of low-pressure systems. ‘Storm-force winds’ are, by...

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storm

Overview page. Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology.

Common term for gales, squalls, rainstorms, or thunderstorms. It is used specifically for conditions associated with the active areas of low-pressure systems. ‘Storm-force winds’ are, by...

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storm bed

Edited by MICHAEL ALLABY.

in A Dictionary of Earth Sciences

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 42 words.

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

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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 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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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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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 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 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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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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