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Article ID: 705982

Texas expert has big plans as UAH director of Unmanned Aerial Systems Programs

University of Alabama Huntsville

Jerry Hendrix has joined the Rotorcraft Systems Engineering and Simulation Center (RSESC) at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) as its director of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Programs responsible for UAS research.

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3-Jan-2019 1:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 705694

Argonne partners to strengthen Puerto Rican infrastructure

Argonne National Laboratory

Argonne researchers have helped Puerto Rico’s long-term recovery by bolstering the planning for its critical infrastructure systems.

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19-Dec-2018 12:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 705228

Nursing instructor changed forever by hurricane relief work

Wichita State University

Wichita State University nursing instructor Richard Nold spent two weeks in North Carolina providing medical assistance to victims of Hurricane Florence. He describes the experience as tough but rewarding.

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11-Dec-2018 10:10 AM EST

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Article ID: 705109

Houses in Hurricane Strike Zones Are Built Back Bigger

University of Southampton

A study of hurricane-hit areas of the United States has revealed a trend of larger homes being built to replace smaller ones in the years following a storm.

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7-Dec-2018 11:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 705155

UNH Researchers Find Unexpected Impact of Hurricanes on Puerto Rico’s Watershed

University of New Hampshire

Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have found unprecedentedly high levels of nitrate, an essential plant nutrient, in streams and watersheds of Puerto Rico for a year after two consecutive major hurricanes in 2017. This high amount of nitrate may have important climate change implications that could harm forest recovery and threaten ecosystems along Puerto Rico’s coastline by escalating algal blooms and dead zones.

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10-Dec-2018 10:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 703777

Coping With Threats from Hurricanes, Wildfires and Rising Sea Levels

Society for Risk Analysis (SRA)

Risk assessment and risk mitigation practices can be beneficial in creating adaptation plans and making mitigation decisions for coastal communities. As scientists ponder the possibility of category six hurricanes, previous disaster prevention plans are no longer adequate for current threats from severe weather.

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12-Nov-2018 9:50 AM EST
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Article ID: 703730

Stories Since the Storm

Amherst College

The latest issue of The Common presents writing from and about Puerto Rico, a year after Hurricane María.

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30-Nov-2018 1:05 PM EST

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