[Parameters: Topic='ATMOSPHERE', Term='ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA', Variable_Level_1='HURRICANES']
Tropical Storms Tracks DatabaseEntry ID: UAH_ITSC_STORMS
Abstract: The storm tracks database is derived from the storm data published by the National Hurricane Center (NHC). This web page provides a convenient user interface for casually browsing storm information, including location, category, and wind speed. Information about the underlying services which provide this information may be found here. These services are available to anyone.
The bulk of the ... information in this database is derived from the storm data provided annually by the National Hurricane Center (NHC) in HURDAT format. The HURDAT file contains storms from 1851 to the previous storm season, but is not updated during the current storm season.
We also download and process data for ongoing storms during storm season (roughly April to January). These data are constantly updated in the database while there are active storms.
Storm information may be browsed in two ways, using the "quick" search, or the "advanced" search which allows more detailed specification of search criteria.
[Summary provided by the University of Alabama in Huntsville.]
Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: National Hurricane Center (NHC), Information Technology and Systems Center, University of Alabama, Huntsville
Dataset Title: Tropical Storms Tracks Database
Dataset Release Date: Huntsville, AL
Dataset Publisher: Information Technology and Systems Center, University of Alabama, Huntsville
Data Presentation Form: database
ATMOSPHERE > WEATHER EVENTS > TROPICAL CYCLONES > HURRICANES
ATMOSPHERE > WEATHER EVENTS > TROPICAL CYCLONES
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC WINDS
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE
HUMAN DIMENSIONS > NATURAL HAZARDS > TROPICAL CYCLONES > HURRICANES
HUMAN DIMENSIONS > NATURAL HAZARDS > TROPICAL CYCLONES > SEVERE CYCLONIC STORMS > TROPICAL STORMS
Access Constraints None
Data Set Progress
Distribution Media: Online
Fees: No fees
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2011-10-18
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24