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Hurricane Harvey May Have Worsened Beach Erosion

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Hurricane Harvey left its mark on much of the Texas coast, leaving at least $100 billion in damages, but it very likely worsened a problem that has been plaguing the coast for years – beach erosion.

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UF Experts Offer Tips for Tree, Lawn Survival Post-Irma

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Researchers and Extension faculty suggest resetting uprooted palms and trees only after they have been examined for safety and deemed worthy of replanting. For hardwood trees, if a majority of major anchor roots have been fractured, it is unlikely that such trees will successfully reestablish themselves, and they will likely fail in future storms. Uprooted trees and palms in good condition should be replanted as soon as possible and watered frequently.

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Science Denial Not Limited to Political Right

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A new study from social psychologists at the University of Illinois at Chicago suggests people of all political backgrounds can be motivated to participate in science denial.

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Rogue Waves, El Faro, Hurricane, sea conditions, Ocean, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Rogue Wave Analysis Supports Investigation of the El Faro Sinking

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A new analysis done to support the investigation into the 2015 sinking of the El Faro cargo ship has calculated the likelihood of a massive rogue wave during Hurricane Joaquin in October of that year – and demonstrated a new technique for evaluating the probability of rogue waves over space and time.

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Another Freaking Storm? PTSD, Depression, Anxiety Disorders to Be Expected.

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Environmental Health Expert Available to Discuss Hurricane Jose, Maria Threats to the Carribean, Puerto Rico and East Coast

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Storm Experts Available to Talk About #Maria

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Tech Innovations Needed To Reduce Unemployment Insurance Payment Errors After Harvey

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma undoubtedly affected the number initial claims for unemployment insurance, reminding us of the important role that the Unemployment Insurance program will play in the recovery from those storms.

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Understanding Disaster Relief and Tapping Your 401(k)

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West Nile Virus and Infectious Diseases a Concern in Flooded Areas







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