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Newswise: UAlbany Atmospheric Scientist Leads $2 Million Project to Study Hurricane Intensity
Released:
30-Jan-2020 2:45 PM EST
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27-Jan-2020 3:40 PM EST
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Newswise: Wetlands, crops can mitigate storm damage
to coastal cities, study led by UAH finds

Wetlands, crops can mitigate storm damage to coastal cities, study led by UAH finds

University of Alabama Huntsville

Coastal cities can be spared some wind destruction from intensifying hurricanes or tropical storm systems if they have functional wetland ecosystems and agricultural croplands in the area, according to new computer modeling.

Channels: Agriculture, All Journal News, Hurricanes, Scientific Reports,

Released:
13-Dec-2019 9:45 AM EST
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Prayers Can Crowd Out Donations for Disaster Victims

University of Wyoming

People who offer prayers for victims of natural disasters may be less likely to donate to those victims, according to research by a University of Wyoming economist.

Channels: All Journal News, Behavioral Science, Natural Disasters, Hurricanes, Economics, Staff Picks,

Released:
26-Nov-2019 10:05 AM EST
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Newswise: How hurricanes impact creatures from sea turtles to wild turkeys
Released:
5-Nov-2019 2:00 PM EST
Research Results
Newswise: Research On Large Storm Waves Could Help Lessen Their Impact On Coasts

Research On Large Storm Waves Could Help Lessen Their Impact On Coasts

Georgia Institute of Technology

An international team of researchers has analyzed months of data of large nearshore waves to provide new insights that could help improve the designs of a variety of coastal structures from seaports to seawalls to better withstand destructive waves.

Channels: All Journal News, Environmental Science, Materials Science, Technology, Hurricanes, Scientific Reports, Grant Funded News,

Released:
29-Oct-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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Newswise: FSU Research: Strong Storms Often Generate Earthquake-Like Seismic Activity

FSU Research: Strong Storms Often Generate Earthquake-Like Seismic Activity

Florida State University

A Florida State University researcher has uncovered a new geophysical phenomenon where a hurricane or other strong storm can spark seismic events in the nearby ocean as strong as a 3.5 magnitude earthquake.

Channels: All Journal News, Environmental Science, Geology, Earthquakes, Hurricanes, Climate Science, Staff Picks,

Released:
15-Oct-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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