The cyclone summaries are based on Tropical Cyclone Reports written by the authors and their NHC Hurricane Specialist colleagues: Lixion Avila, Robbie Berg, Jack Beven, Michael Brennan, Richard Pasch, Stacy Stewart, Todd Kimberlain, and Jamie Rhome. These reports are available online at http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/2008atlan.shtml. Ethan Gibney of the I. M. Systems Group at the NOAA/Coastal Services Center produced the track chart. Satellite images presented here were provided by David Stettner and Chris Velden of the University of Wisconsin—Madison Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies. Much of the local impact information contained in the individual storm summaries was provided by the meteorological services of the affected countries. In the United States, much of the local impact information is compiled by the local NWS Weather Offices. The National Data Buoy Center and the National Ocean Service provided summaries of data collected from their agencies.
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