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UGA Haiti Expert Available to Discuss Hurricane Matthew’s Aftermath

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​Researchers Predict Power Outages Caused by Hurricane Matthew

COLUMBUS, Ohio – An interdisciplinary team of researchers is using a unique model to predict how many U.S. residents will lose power because of Hurricane Matthew.As of Thursday morning, Oct. 6, the team predicted 9.6 million people will lose electricity.The model was developed by researchers from The Ohio State University, University of Michigan and Texas A&M University.

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UGA Expert: Preparation Eases Stress of Powerful Storm

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As the Climate Warms, We Are ‘Primed’ for Worse Storms Than Sandy

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With the climate warming and the sea level rising, conditions are ripe for storms deadlier and more devastating than Sandy that put more people at risk. That’s the outlook from David A. Robinson, a Rutgers geography professor who has served as the New Jersey state climatologist for 25 years.

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Planning, Preparation Help Ease Stress of Powerful Storm

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Empty shelves of bread and canned goods aren’t just a sign of last-minute hurricane cravings—the purchases are also a coping mechanism, says a University of Georgia weather and climate psychologist.

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Study Finds Fiji’s Fishing Communities Struggling in Wake of Cyclone Winston

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Fishing-dependent communities in Fiji experienced decreased food security and loss of livelihoods in the wake of Cyclone Winston, according to a post-disaster survey conducted by the WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society).

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Texas Tech Wind Scientists Deploy for Hurricane Matthew

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Natural Disaster Expert Available to Discuss Hurricane Matthew

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$4M Grant Funds New UW RAPID Facility to Investigate Natural Disasters Worldwide

A new disaster investigation center housed at the University of Washington and funded by a $4 million National Science Foundation grant will collect and analyze critical data that's often lost in the immediate aftermath of hurricanes and earthquakes but that can help create more resilient communities.







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