Hurricanes
Climate crisis: We are the system that needs to change  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Climate change no longer seems just a future threat. In 2019, major fires in Australia, Russia and California burned over 13.5 million hectares of land—an area four times... more
Study provides insight on how to minimize the impacts of severe weather on wildlife  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
When Hurricane Irma made landfall in Florida in September 2017, the Category 5 storm offered a team of wildlife researchers... more
Sea level rise could reshape the United States, trigger migration inland  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
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 · 1 week
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 · 2 weeks
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 · 4 weeks
Changes in extreme weather, such as tropical cyclones, are one of the most serious ways society experiences the impact of climate change. Advance forecasted conditional attribution statements, using a numerical... more
Official says 80 in Bahamas shelters after Dorian have TB  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
The health minister of the Bahamas says at least 80 people living in government-run storm shelters have tested positive for tuberculosis in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian more
Death toll from Philippines typhoon hits 50  PHYS.ORG · 4 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 · 1 month
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
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