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Ocean Observation Tools in the Gulf Can Help U.S. Prepare for Next Disaster

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Ocean observing tools play a key role in helping to lessen the impacts from many risks, according to a Congressional briefing provided by representatives of private foundations, the scientific community, industry and academia that was focused on sustained observations for the Gulf of Mexico and the role that the U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS) and the Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System (GCOOS) play in supporting the economy, public health and safety in the Gulf.

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Stella Snowstorm to Slam Northeast, May Not Be Last Time This Winter

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Floods and Hurricanes Predicted with Social Media

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Social media can warn us about extreme weather events before they happen – such as hurricanes, storms and floods – according to new research by the University of Warwick.

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Expert Available to Discuss New Findings About Southern California’s Earthquake Risk

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The Future of Coastal Flooding

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Better storm surge prediction capabilities could help reduce the impacts of extreme weather events, such as hurricanes.

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ASU Expert on Climate Available to Comment on New High Temperature Records for Antarctica

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How Do You Prepare for an Emergency Like Oroville Dam? SJSU Prof Offers Advice on Managing Natural Disaster Threats

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Natural Disasters Expert Available to Discuss Oroville Dam Spillway Incident

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Virginia Tech Expert Says Collapse of Oroville Dam in California Is Virtually Impossible

Virginia Tech expert says the danger at Oroville Dam in California is confined to the spillway. While forecasters expect additional storms into next week, damage to the dam itself is highly unlikely.

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Researchers Catch Extreme Waves with Higher-Resolution Modeling

A new Berkeley Lab study shows that high-resolution models captured hurricanes and big waves that low-resolution ones missed. Better extreme wave forecasts are important for coastal cities, the military, the shipping industry, and surfers.







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