Talk:Typhoon Joan (1997)

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GA Review[edit]

This review is transcluded from Talk:Typhoon Joan (1997)/GA1. The edit link for this section can be used to add comments to the review.

Reviewer: Seabuckthorn (talk · contribs) 18:03, 22 January 2014 (UTC)
Nominator:Hurricanehink (talk)

Hi! I'll be reviewing this article for GA status, and should have my full review up shortly. --Seabuckthorn  18:03, 22 January 2014 (UTC)


1: Well-written

WP:LEAD:

Check for WP:LEAD:

  1. Check for Correct Structure of Lead Section:  Done
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  3. Check for Introductory text:  Done
    • Check for Provide an accessible overview (MOS:INTRO):  Done
      • Major Point 1: Meteorological history "Joan, concurrently with … becoming extratropical on October 24." (summarised well in the lead)
      • Major Point 2: Impact and records "On Saipan, Typhoon Joan destroyed 37 houses … killing one of its occupants and leaving two others missing." (summarised well in the lead)
    • Check for Relative emphasis:  Done
      • Major Point 1: Meteorological history "Joan, concurrently with … becoming extratropical on October 24." (the lead gives due weight as is given in the body)
      • Major Point 2: Impact and records "On Saipan, Typhoon Joan destroyed 37 houses … killing one of its occupants and leaving two others missing." (the lead gives due weight as is given in the body)
    • Check for Opening paragraph (MOS:BEGIN):  Done
      • Check for First sentence (WP:LEADSENTENCE):  Done
        • Typhoon Joan was the longest-lasting super typhoon at the time, maintaining 1-minute maximum sustained winds of at least 240 km/h (150 mph) for 4.5 days.
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      • Check for Abbreviations and synonyms (MOS:BOLDSYN): None
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    • Check for Paragraphs (MOS:PARAGRAPHS):  Done
      • Paragraphs should be short enough to be readable, but long enough to develop an idea. (WP:BETTER)
      • Fix "The extratropical remnants of Joan produced high swells in Hawaii, with wave heights of 4.6 m (15 ft) along northern shores." in the Impact and records section.
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WP:WTW:
 Done

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  1. Check for Words that may introduce bias:  Done
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    • Check for Relative time references (WP:REALTIME):  Done
    • Check for Neologisms (WP:PEA): None
  3. Check for Offensive material (WP:F***):  Done

Check for WP:MOSFICT:  Done

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WP:EMBED:
None


2: Verifiable with no original research

WP:RS:
 Done

Check for WP:RS:  Done

Cross-checked with other FAs: South-West Indian Ocean cyclone season, Hurricane Diane, Hurricane Hattie, Hurricane Carol, Typhoon Rusa, Typhoon Chataan, Hurricane Lenny, Typhoon Gay (1992), 1991 Perfect Storm, 1991 Atlantic hurricane season, Hurricane Charley (1986), Hurricane Gordon (2006), Hurricane Ginger, 1950 Atlantic hurricane season, Typhoon Sudal, Cyclone Gonu, Tropical Storm Marco (1990), Hurricane Bob (1985), Subtropical Storm Andrea (2007), Hurricane Daniel (2006)

  1. Check for the material (WP:RSVETTING): (not contentious)  Done
    • Is it contentious?: No
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 Done
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3: Broad in its coverage

a. Major aspects:
 Done

Cross-checked with other FAs: South-West Indian Ocean cyclone season, Hurricane Diane, Hurricane Hattie, Hurricane Carol, Typhoon Rusa, Typhoon Chataan, Hurricane Lenny, Typhoon Gay (1992), 1991 Perfect Storm, 1991 Atlantic hurricane season, Hurricane Charley (1986), Hurricane Gordon (2006), Hurricane Ginger, 1950 Atlantic hurricane season, Typhoon Sudal, Cyclone Gonu, Tropical Storm Marco (1990), Hurricane Bob (1985), Subtropical Storm Andrea (2007), Hurricane Daniel (2006)

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b. Focused:
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4: Neutral

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4. Fair representation without bias:  Done

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  12. Check for Fringe theories and pseudoscience (WP:PSCI): None
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5: Stable: No edit wars, etc: Yes

6: Images  Done (PD)

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6: Images are tagged with their copyright status, and valid fair use rationales are provided for non-free content:  Done

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6: Images are provided if possible and are relevant to the topic, and have suitable captions:  Done

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As per the above checklist, the issues identified are:

  • Fix short paragraph in the Impact and records section.


This article is a very promising GA nominee. I’m glad to see your work here. All the best, --Seabuckthorn  21:17, 22 January 2014 (UTC)

Wow, thanks for the very thorough GA review! I merged that paragraph. Hope it works now :) ♫ Hurricanehink (talk) 22:00, 22 January 2014 (UTC)
Hi! Thanks for writing such fabulous articles. All the very best with the music Face-smile.svg. I'm not sure how to take your quick response Face-wink.svg, given the guidelines on your user page. --Seabuckthorn  22:37, 22 January 2014 (UTC)

OK, everything looks good now. Passing the article to GA status. --Seabuckthorn  22:37, 22 January 2014 (UTC)