Natural Disasters
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
Climate change increases potential for conflict and violence  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Images of extensive flooding or fire-ravaged communities help us see how climate change is accelerating the severity of natural disasters. Researchers say what is not as clear is the indirect effect of... more
In disasters, Twitter influencers get out-tweeted  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
New research on Twitter use during natural disasters offers potentially life-saving data about how information is disseminated in emergency situations, and by whom. more
Climate change increases potential for conflict and violence  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Images of extensive flooding or fire-ravaged communities help us see how climate change is accelerating the severity of natural disasters. The devastation is obvious, but what is not as clear is the... more
Maternal depression and natural disaster-related stress may affect infants' temperament  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A new study demonstrates that prenatal maternal depression has important consequences for infant temperament. Furthermore, the negative impact of prenatal maternal depression appeared to be magnified when pregnant... more
First Responders in Space: How Satellites Save Lives During Natural Disasters  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
If we are to save people from natural disasters, we must continue to invest in satellites that further our ability to see the planet, because satellites... 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
Predicting urban and coastal microclimates  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Today, most of the world's population lives in cities, and a significant fraction (nearly 40 percent) lives within about 30 miles of a coastline. Predicting local weather patterns and microclimates in these highly populated areas is key to... more
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