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This NOVA broadcast presents the work of scientists who study tornadoes and their impact.  A series of articles and interviews provides information on tracking tornadoes, improvements in forecasting, a scale for rating tornado damages, and the response of conventional buildings to tornadoes.  Additional resources including a teacher's guide and more website links are provided for further information.
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Metadata instance created February 12, 2008 by Ann Deml
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