News tagged with coastal residents

Underwater robots help discover hidden faults

(—Hidden beneath ocean waves and masked by sand and mud on the seafloor, underwater faults are notoriously difficult to see and even more difficult to study. As a result, geologists struggle to evaluate the risks ...

dateJan 31, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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Good news for coast: Nor'easter to weaken

Northeast coastal residents got some good news Tuesday. Weather experts say that a new storm that threatens to complicate Hurricane Sandy cleanup efforts on Wednesday now looks like it will be weaker than expected.

dateNov 06, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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Attitudes could hamper hurricane evacuations

(—With Hurricane Isaac threatening the U.S. mainland, emergency management personnel might soon have to confront some of the misinformed mindsets of potential evacuees. If South Carolinians are any indication, ...

dateAug 27, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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Damage from BP oil spill lingers a year later

The worst maritime oil spill in history began nearly a year ago with a drop in pressure in a poorly drilled well deep in the Gulf of Mexico. It hasn't really ended even though BP's runaway well was eventually capped 87 days ...

dateApr 13, 2011 in Environment
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