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Scientists Find Link Between Tropical Storms and Decline of River Deltas

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Research by the University of Southampton shows that a change in the patterns of tropical storms is threatening the future of the Mekong River delta in Vietnam, indicating a similar risk to other deltas around the world.

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In the Wake of Hurricane Matthew, UF/IFAS Extension Faculty Step Up as ‘Second Responders’

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From housing evacuated livestock to manning the phones at local emergency operations centers, UF/IFAS Extension faculty across the state put in many long hours and a few sleepless nights keeping people safe and informed during Hurricane Matthew.

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Evaluating Forecasting Models for Predicting Rainfall From Tropical Cyclones

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To help improve hurricane preparedness and mitigation efforts, new University of Iowa–led research examines how accurate current forecasting systems are in predicting rainfall from North Atlantic tropical cyclones that make landfall in the United States.

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Using Disaster Management to Get Supplies Quickly to Storm Hit Areas Like Haiti

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Wind Patterns in Lowest Layers of Supercell Storms Key to Predicting Tornadoes

New research from North Carolina State University has found that wind patterns in the lowest 500 meters of the atmosphere near supercell thunderstorms can help predict whether that storm will generate a tornado.

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After the Storm: Virginia Tech Experts on the Impact of Hurricane Matthew

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UGA Haiti Expert Available to Discuss Hurricane Matthew’s Aftermath

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#FSU Experts Can Help Put #Matthew Into Context

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​Researchers Predict Power Outages Caused by Hurricane Matthew

COLUMBUS, Ohio – An interdisciplinary team of researchers is using a unique model to predict how many U.S. residents will lose power because of Hurricane Matthew.As of Thursday morning, Oct. 6, the team predicted 9.6 million people will lose electricity.The model was developed by researchers from The Ohio State University, University of Michigan and Texas A&M University.

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UGA Expert: Preparation Eases Stress of Powerful Storm

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