Hurricanes
NASA-NOAA satellite analyzes Typhoon Wutip  PHYS.ORG · 11 hours
Typhoon Wutip was impacting the Federated States of Micronesia in the Southern Pacific Ocean when NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed overhead and analyzed the storm in infrared light. more
NASA infrared image shows powerful center of Typhoon Wutip  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
NASA's Aqua satellite provided a look at the temperatures in Tropical Cyclone Wutip as it threatens Chuuk and Yap States in the Southern Pacific Ocean. Wutip has strengthened into a... more
NASA-NOAA satellite looks at large-eyed Tropical Cyclone Oma  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Tropical Cyclone Oma is a large hurricane with a big eye. The storm appeared well-organized on satellite imagery as it moved through the Southern Pacific Ocean. more
Artificial Intelligence to boost Earth system science  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A study by German scientists from Jena and Hamburg, published today in the journal Nature, shows that artificial intelligence (AI) can substantially improve our understanding of the climate and the Earth system. Especially the... more
Study calls on feds to invest in local volunteer disaster response, recovery groups  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Data from 2017 Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and California natural disasters highlights key collaboration gaps and better ways to save money, time... more
In disasters, Twitter influencers get out-tweeted  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A first-of-its-kind study on Twitter use during 5 of the costliest US natural disasters offers potentially life-saving insights. The research finds that Twitter users with small networks (100-200 followers) increase activity more than those with larger... more
Mediterranean hurricanes expected to increase in strength by end of century  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Hurricane-strength storms in the Mediterranean could hit the region with increasing power by the end of the 21st century, growing to robust Category 1 strength, according... more
Climate change is killing off Earth's little creatures  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Climate change gets blamed for a lot of things these days: inundating small islands, fueling catastrophic fires, amping-up hurricanes and smashing Arctic sea ice. more
Climate change is already making Atlantic hurricanes more fierce, study finds  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Climate change has already made Atlantic hurricanes more fierce, driving up the number of storms that rapidly intensify, become more lethal and difficult to forecast, according... more
NASA finds a pinhole eye in Tropical Cyclone Funani  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Visible-light imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite revealed the development of a small eye in Tropical Cyclone Funani as the storm rapidly intensified into a major hurricane in the Southern Indian... more
Landslides triggered by Hurricane Maria  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Hurricane Maria hit the island of Puerto Rico on 20 September 2017 and triggered more than 40,000 landslides in at least three-fourths of Puerto Rico's 78 municipalities. Researchers write that 'the number of landslides that occurred during this... more
Landslides triggered by Hurricane Maria  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Hurricane Maria hit the island of Puerto Rico on 20 September 2017 and triggered more than 40,000 landslides in at least three-fourths of Puerto Rico's 78 municipalities. In a new article from GSA Today, authors Erin Bessette-Kirton and... more
Hurricane Katrina's aftermath included increase in CVD hospitalization rates  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Natural disasters such as earthquakes, tornados, and hurricanes are generally described in terms of wind speed, land area, and inches of rain. They're also described in terms of human costs,... more
Hurricane Katrina's aftermath included spike in heart disease hospitalizations  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Hospitalizations for cardiovascular disease rose precipitously in Orleans and Jefferson parishes after Hurricane Katrina. The increase in rates lasted for more than one month after landfall and rates were higher... more
How to talk about climate change on social media  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Extreme weather events, from hurricanes to snowstorms, often serve as focal points for discussions about global climate change. And many of those discussions take place on social media. But do... more
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