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After Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey Residents Support Government Mitigation, But Not Footing the Bill

Only a small fraction of New Jersey residents are willing to pay more to reduce the likelihood of severe damage from future hurricanes that hit the state.

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Rise in Heart Attacks After Hurricane Katrina Persisted Six Years Later

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Lingering stress from major disasters can damage health years later, according to a new Tulane University study that found a three-fold spike in heart attacks continued in New Orleans six years after Hurricane Katrina.

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Crowdsourced Rain Samples Map Hurricane Sandy’s Evolution

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As the climate changes in the 21st century, more hurricanes may stray farther north along the eastern seaboard, like Superstorm Sandy did. During Sandy, researchers used crowdsourcing to collect the largest ever dataset of hurricane rain waters and analyze the storm's isotopic fingerprint.

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Aerosols Tend To Weaken Hurricanes And Cyclones

Aerosols in the atmosphere produced from human activities do indeed directly affect a hurricane or tropical cyclone, but not in a way many scientists had previously believed – in fact, they tend to weaken such storms, according to a new study that includes a team of Texas A&M University researchers.

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European Scholars Find Prior Experience Heightens Perceptions of Disaster Risks

Changes in risk perception about hurricanes and nuclear energy also explored in "Risk Analysis."

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How Can Survivors Heal After a Natural Disaster Like Typhoon #Haiyan? #Concordia Prof

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Villanova Professors Available to Discuss Issues Facing the Philippines Post Super Typhoon Haiyan and What the U.S. Needs to Do to Help

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Haiyan’s Storm Surges Reached 20-Feet, Expert Available to Explain Science

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Filipinos Could Be Without Essentials for Over Six Months, Says Disaster Expert

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Typhoon Response – Send Cash, and Watch Out for Scam Artists

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