Hurricanes

BY: MAREN J.

Hurricanes

Hurricanes can affect the Environment alot. Hurricanes change the shape of coastal landscapes by shifting huge amounts of sand.The hurricanes in 2004,2005,and 2008 caused major shifts in the galf of mexico's cost; beetween hurricane katrina and rita, about 73 square mile's of land were lost to the sea.The winds from hurricanes diliver the most visible environment impact.Flying over a rainforest after a hurricane often reveals that the canopy layer is compleatly gone.Wich inpacts the lives of birds and animals that had once used the area.During a hurricane the winds can uproot and dimolish trees in the rainforest or any trees.