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Hurricanes: New Orleans Under Threat

Grades: 6-12
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Long before Hurricane Katrina, most experts knew the city of New Orleans was vulnerable. Situated up to 3.7 meters (12 feet) below sea ...

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NOVA scienceNOW: "Hurricanes"

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Adapted from NOVA scienceNOW: "Hurricanes." Still images courtesy of University of Wisconsin-Madison/Space Science and Engineering Center. Stock footage courtesy of Prairie Pictures/StormStock, ABC News VideoSource, LeBlanc and Schuster, TRAC, CNN, NASA, and America's WETLAND.


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