EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Tornados United States 1950-2008

Description
This point dataset shows tornado touchdown points in the United States, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, from 1950 to 2008. Statistical data were obtained from the National Weather Service, Storm Prediction Center (SPC). The SPC data originate from the Severe Thunderstorm Database and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Storm Data publication. This is an updated version of the September 2005 map layer.
Publisher
Geological Survey (U.S.)
Place(s)
United States, Atlantic, North Atlantic Basin, Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean Sea, Alabama, U.S. Virgin Islands, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Viginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Puerto Rico, Northern Hemisphere, Western Hemisphere, and North America
Subject(s)
point, climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere, environment, location, Tornado, Storms, Storms--United States, Meteorology, Tornadoes., Twisters (Tornadoes), Storms, Winds--Measurement., Winds--Northwest Coast of North America, Stratospheric winds, Meteorological services, Natural disaster warning systems, Whirlwinds, and Hurricanes.
Year
1950-01-01T01:01:01Z
Held by
Tufts
Attribute Value
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