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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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Tornado Researchers Return to Tennessee Valley for Second Year of VORTEX-SE

Tornado researchers from Texas Tech University and five other schools are participating in a long-range experiment with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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Texas Tech Team Targets Tornadic Storms in the Southeast with VORTEX-SE

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Chris Weiss Pitch Texas Tech University researchers will spend the next two months in the Tennessee Valley region collecting data during severe storms as part of the Verification of the Origins of Rotation in Tornadoes EXperiment-Southeast (VORTEX-SE), a congressionally-mandated research project. VORTEX-SE aims to study the conditions that produce tornadoes, particularly in the Southeast.

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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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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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Texas Tech University Has Experts Available as Tornado Season Makes Early and Deadly Entrance.

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Increasing Tornado Outbreaks—Is Climate Change Responsible?

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In a new study, Columbia Engineering researchers looked at increasing trends in the severity of tornado outbreaks where they measured severity by the number of tornadoes per outbreak. They found that these trends are increasing fastest for the most extreme outbreaks.

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How Lightning Strikes Can Improve Storm Forecasts

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Research shows that real-time lightning observations could significantly improve forecasts of large storm events.

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1967 Solar Storm Nearly Took US to Brink of War

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A solar storm that jammed radar and radio communications at the height of the Cold War could have led to a disastrous military conflict if not for the U.S. Air Force's budding efforts to monitor the sun's activity, a new study finds.







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