Breaking News:

Natural Disasters

Add to Favorites | Subscribe | Share

Filters:

  • (Press "esc" to clear)

Science

Channels:

Florida State University, Geography, Coaps, Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science, Mark Bourassa, Carol Anne Clayson, Dmitry Dukhovskoy, James Elsner, T.N. Krishnamurti, Tim Larow, Steven Morey

Hurricane Experts At The Florida State University

From prediction to recovery, Florida State University’s experts are among the best in the nation when it comes to the study of hurricanes and their impact on people and property. And this year, they have an additional challenge: assessing the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and considering how it might interact with one or more major storms. These experts are available to answer media questions and give perspective to news stories throughout the 2010 hurricane season, which begins June 1 and ends Nov. 30.

Science

Channels:

FAU Experts on Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico

Florida Atlantic University faculty members are available to discuss the state of the Gulf and the effects of the oil spill in regards to biology, ecology, its marine organisms, as well as in the areas of the geosciences, and civil, environmental and geomatics engineering.

Medicine

Channels:

PTSD, Ptsd Symptoms, Ptsd Therapy, Ptsd Treament, Disaster Management, Disaster Recovery, disaster research, Disaster Medicine, Disaster Planning, Disaster Preparedness

Lessons from 9/11: Psychiatrists Are Indispensible in First-Response Teams to Help Disaster Survivors

Psychiatrists should be included in disaster first-response teams because survivors have immediate need for help in alleviating early trauma symptoms ranging from sleeplessness to constant anxiety, says a new study of 9/11 survivors and victims’ family members published today in the Journal of Psychiatric Practice.

Medicine

Channels:

Allergist Warns Oil Spill, Clean Up May Pose Health Risk for People with Serious Breathing Problems

Allergist available to discuss health effects of Gulf oil spill with media.

Science

Channels:

Gulf Coast, Oil Spill, oil drilling, offshore drilling, Ocean Drilling, Experts, Marine Biology

Experts Available on Potential Environmental Damage to East Coast from Current Gulf Spill, Future Drilling in Atlantic

The University of North Carolina Wilmington offers several faculty experts in marine biology and marine sciences that are available to comment on various aspects of the Gulf Coast oil spill, its environmental consequences and potential issues it may create if oil is carried to the Gulf Stream and up the East Coast. These faculty members also have expertise in the overall issue of offshore oil drilling and its potential environmental impact in the Atlantic Ocean.

Science

Channels:

Nonwoven Cotton Expert Available to Discuss Cotton as Cleanup Medium for Oil Rig Spill

As oil continues to gush from the exploded Deepwater Horizon oil rig, a Texas Tech University expert in nonwoven cotton technology says the fabric of our lives may do a better job to absorb the oil spill than the booms made of synthetic material.

Science

Channels:

Katrina, RITA, TIEHH, The Institute of Environmental and Human Health, Texas Tech University, Pollution, New Orleans, Louisiana, lead, Hurricane

New Research Describes High Lead in New Orleans Prior to Hurricanes Katrina, Rita

While studying the environmental impact of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, recent Texas Tech University-led research has discovered high concentrations of lead in the poorest and oldest parts of New Orleans.

Science

Channels:

Environment, oil spill cleanup, Gulf Of Mexico, Environmental Engineering

Advisory: News Source on Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico

Edward J. Bouwer of Johns Hopkins University is an expert on environmental damage, oil biodegradation, prospects for recovery and cleanup options, including the use of bacteria that consume oil.

Science

Channels:

Oil Spill, oil spill cleanup, Gulf Of Mexico, Environment, Exxon Valdez, Beach, Nature, Gulf Coast, Pollution

Temple Researcher Who Studied Exxon Valdez Spill Available to News Media

DSC02484.JPG

A Temple University researcher who studied the Exxon Valdez spill is available to the news media to discuss the two oil spills, the environmental impact to the Gulf, as well as efforts to control and stop the spill.

Science

Channels:

Audubon, Birds, eBird network, Gulf Coast, Oil Spill, Citizen Science

As Oil Spreads, Cornell-Audubon Citizen Network Tracks Birds

As oil continues to gush into the ocean from the Deepwater Horizon well, Gulf Coast bird watchers are taking action by surveying beaches and marshes for birds. By entering their counts at www.ebird.org, they are helping scientists track hundreds of species that could be affected as the oil spreads toward land.







Chat now!