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The ongoing story of Hurricane Harvey

With the start of the 2018 hurricane season, we explore what happened last year during one of the costliest hurricanes in U.S. history – and why. Nyla HusainI’m a PhD student at the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography. I use models to study how small-scale physical processes at the air-sea interface – […]

A Tropical Cyclone Time Machine in an Australian Cave

Scientists look far and wide to find records of our planets history. This group used layers of mud trapped inside an Australian cave to uncover clues about the history of tropical cyclones over 2,000 years ago. Find out what they learned, and what it may mean for the planet’s future Austen BlairAusten Blair is a […]

Global Warming Means Mixed News for Hurricanes

Less frequent hurricanes can be expected due to climate change, a surprising finding considering the long list of challenges. Sound too good to be true? Unfortunately, the trade-off can be filed under that list of challenges. Brian CaccioppoliI am a recent graduate (Dec. 2015) from the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography, with […]

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