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Article ID: 701463

More Wet and Dry Weather Extremes Projected with Global Warming

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Global warming is projected to spawn more extreme wet and dry weather around the world, according to a Rutgers-led study. Those extremes include more frequent dry spells in the northwestern, central and southern United States and in Mexico, and more frequent heavy rainfall events in south Asia, the Indochinese Peninsula and southern China.

Released:
4-Oct-2018 5:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 701575

Crowdsourced App Gauges Flood Waters

Michigan Technological University

Communicating flood risk can be more streamlined and an interdisciplinary team of engineers, hydrologists, and computer scientists plan to develop apps to improve monitoring and predictions.

Released:
3-Oct-2018 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 701533

In disaster’s wake, novel computing techniques support emergency responders

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

As hurricanes barrel toward the coastlines and wildfires rage in arid regions of the United States, scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory are providing critical geospatial data to support first responders as they work to save lives and property.

Released:
3-Oct-2018 9:35 AM EDT
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Article ID: 701169

Predictable, Preventable and Deadly: Carbon Monoxide Poisoning after Storms

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Severe weather events, such as summer hurricanes, tornadoes, and winter snow storms often result in widespread and prolonged power outages, interrupting essential household functions, including home heating. In such a scenario, people may use generators and risk carbon monoxide poisoning.

Released:
26-Sep-2018 3:45 PM EDT
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Article ID: 701163

Using Integrated Models to Assess NYC Flood Risks From Extreme Storms

Stony Brook University

After Superstorm Sandy, the need to better understand stormwater flood risks and improve infrastructure in the metro area of New York City (NYC) became a priority. A new study is now assessing stormwater flood risks in New York City by way of developing unique modeling and risk assessment tools.

Released:
26-Sep-2018 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 700666

Resiliency Best Way to Cope with Long-Lasting Psychological Effects of Florence

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Clinical psychologist says resiliency is key to handling traumatic events such as Hurricane Florence. He offers tips on how to build resiliency.

Released:
17-Sep-2018 2:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 700609

Experts Available to Discuss Flooding, Infrastructure and Supply Logistics

Georgia Institute of Technology

The Georgia Institute of Technology has experts available to talk with reporters about issues related to Hurricane Florence such as storm surge, coastal and inland flooding, resource allocation and prioritization, and impact on infrastructure.

Released:
15-Sep-2018 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 700571

Datacasting for Instant Situational Awareness

Homeland Security's Science & Technology Directorate

DHS S&T saw a requirement to provide responders with a secure, readily accessible way to allow both the picture and the words to help responders make better decisions in a crisis. Together, S&T and partners developed the solution: S&T’s Datacasting Project.

Released:
14-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT

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