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When Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Texas coast in 2017, displaced residents flocked inland, trying to rebuild their lives in the disaster's aftermath. Within decades, the... more
Behind howls of solar wind, quiet chirps reveal its origins  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
There's a wind that emanates from the sun, and it blows not like a soft whistle but like a hurricane's scream. more
Predicting hurricane damage through semantic web resources  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Predicting the damage caused by a hurricane might be possible thanks to an analysis of semantic web resources, according to work published in the International Journal of Computational Science and Engineering. more
If the pines disappear, can it still be called Big Pine Key?  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
More than 30 percent of the trees on Big Pine Key died in the months following Hurricane Irma. more
Study confirms climate change impacted Hurricane Florence's precipitation and size  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A study led by Kevin Reed, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS) at Stony Brook University, and published in Science Advances, found... more
Climate change impacted Hurricane Florence's precipitation and size  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A new modeling framework showed that Hurricane Florence produced more extreme rainfall and was spatially larger due to human-induced climate change. more
Forecasted attribution of the human influence on Hurricane Florence  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
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Official says 80 in Bahamas shelters after Dorian have TB  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
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Death toll from Philippines typhoon hits 50  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The number of people killed by a powerful storm that pummeled the central Philippines over Christmas has risen to 50, authorities said Tuesday, making it the nation's deadliest storm of 2019. more
NASA finds an elongated Phanfone now a tropical storm  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided a visible image of Phanfone as it continues moving through the South China Sea. Visible imagery showed that the storm is less organized and elongated... more
Philippines' Typhoon Phanfone toll jumps to 28  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
The death toll from Typhoon Phanfone's battering of the Philippines on Christmas Day has risen to 28, and will likely climb further, authorities said on Friday. more
NASA satellite tracks tropical storm Phanfone into the South China Sea  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Tropical Storm Phanfone brought typhoon-force winds and heavy rains across sections of the Philippines on Christmas Eve and Christmas day. Phanfone is known as Ursula in... more
Typhoon Phanfone kills at least 16 in Philippines  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
A typhoon that swept across remote villages and popular tourist areas of the central Philippines on Christmas day claimed at least 16 lives, authorities said on Thursday. more
NASA sees Typhoon Phanfone landfall in the Philippines  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Typhoon Phanfone, known locally in the Philippines as Ursula, was making landfall in the central part of the country when NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed overhead on Dec. 24. more
Typhoon Phanfone ruining Christmas for thousands of Filipinos  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Typhoon Phanfone smashed into the central Philippines on Tuesday, leaving thousands of people unable to get home for the Christmas holidays and forcing many others to evacuate in the face of the... more
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