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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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As Hazard Warnings Increase, Experts Urge Better Decisions on Who and When to Warn

Effective warnings are a growing need as expanding global populations confront a wide range of hazards, such as a hurricane, wildfire, toxic chemical spill or any other environmental hazard threatens safety.

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Purdue Research Team Investigates Disaster Recovery

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Strong ties to the community and a bond between neighbors can help areas affected by natural disasters recover faster, according to a survey conducted by Purdue University students and faculty.

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First-of-Its-Kind Tornado Panels Installed in Montgomery Home

A product designed by UAB engineers to help save lives during natural disasters is approved for use.







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