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Educational Explorations of HURDAT

Explore HURDAT, the official record of tropical storms and hurricanes in the Atlantic Ocean from 1851 through today. Import, sort, and graph a variety of parameters to characterize the historical record of tropical storms and identify the dates for hurricane season. (Developed by Prof. LuAnn Dahlman, September 2008.)

Tools Needed: Spreadsheet program such as Excel
The Student activity begins at
The Educator's overview of the hurricane unit is at

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