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The escalation of natural disasters

I'm in Atlantic Canada giving a series of talks about Hurricane Sandy and what it did to New York (based on my book, Storm Surge). I've been talking about what happened in New York, hearing from people here about what has ...

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NASA sees Hurricane Jimena's large eye

NASA's Aqua satellite and NOAA's GOES-East satellites provided views of Hurricane Jimena that showed it maintained a large eye and powerful thunderstorms around it. On August 31, Jimena continued moving through the Eastern ...

dateAug 31, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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Image: Signs of Katrina linger in the marshes

Ten years after making landfall, scars from Hurricane Katrina still linger. And not just in the blighted houses that mar some neighborhoods. The marshes and swamps that buffer New Orleans from the Gulf of Mexico still show ...

dateAug 31, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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GPM sees heavy rain in Hurricane Ignacio

Hurricane Ignacio continued to strengthen as NASA's Global Precipitation Measurement or GPM core satellite analyzed its rainfall. Ignacio is forecast to move near Hawaii over the weekend of August 29 and 30.

dateAug 28, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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