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Reactions to Las Vegas Mass Shooting and Recent Hurricanes Vary Among Americans

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Helping Communities Weather the Storms

GCOOS collects data from more than 2,000 ocean sensors that play a critical role in hurricane forecasting and ensures that the information is timely, reliable, accurate and -- above all -- available to those working to understand ocean systems and subsequently provide better forecast data to save lives and protect coastal economies during hurricanes.

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Relaxing the Jones Act Would Provide Economic Relief for Recovery Efforts in Puerto Rico, Says Expert

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Power in Puerto Rico – How ‘Nanogrids’ Could Help in the Future

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Florida Sea Grant Helps Keys Lobstermen Get Back on Feet After Irma

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Sea Grant is helping lobstermen by quickly locating the traps lost during Hurricane Irma -- a move that will help an industry worth $150 million in the Keys.

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Columbia Engineers Win NSF grant to Study NYC Storm Surge Infrastructure Resilience

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.With so many hurricanes ravaging the Caribbean and the southern U.S., it has become clear that addressing threats to infrastructure is critical to keeping our communities safe, functional, and healthy. Storm surge has emerged as one of the most destructive forces on infrastructure, especially interconnected structures in cities. To address this issue, Columbia Engineering researchers recently won a NSF grant to study storm surge threats to New York City infrastructure.

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Expert Media Comment: Dominica - the Forgotten Island of Hurricane Maria

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How to Rebuild Puerto Rico's Power Grid in the Aftermath of Hurricane Maria

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Mobile Microgrids Would Provide Rapidly Deployable Power Systems During Disaster Recovery

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‘Surfing Robot’ Tracking Water Data As Harvey’s Rains Flow Toward Fragile Coral Reefs

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While you read this, an unmanned Wave Glider surface vehicle is riding swells alone in the Gulf of Mexico, collecting critically needed post-Hurricane Harvey water quality data.







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