Tornadoes Term Paper by hicaliber

A discussion of tornadoes from the viewpoint of an emergency management director.
# 95845 | 1,329 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2007 | US

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The paper reveals that tornadoes are one of nature's most powerful forces. The writer explores the strengths of a tornado, the type of damage it does and the steps that can be taken to warn communities of its possible arrival. The paper discusses the Doppler radar system that can detect a tornado while it is still in the sky, the tornado siren system and trained human storm chasers and spotters. The paper explains that one of the problems with tornadoes is their unpredictability, but as emergency management teams nation wide continue to improve, the public will become increasingly safer.

Warning the Public

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Schaefer, Joseph T. (2000) TORNADOES OF 1999: Twisters go urban. Weatherwise
  • Guy Gugliotta (2003) Tornadoes' Effects Defy Simple Models, Theories The Washington Post
  • Stuever , Hank (2003) Storm Track: Dreaming of Tornadoes The Washington Post

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"Tornadoes" 03 June 2007. Web. 27 February. 2020. <>