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‘Taking Chances’ at the Coast: Have We Learned Hurricane Sandy’s Lessons?

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"Taking Chances: The Coast After Hurricane Sandy" investigates whether Sandy was “a transformational event, just another storm or something in between.” Topics include the meteorology and climatology of Sandy, efforts to “Restore the Shore,” and impacts on water, wastewater and electrical utilities.

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Accurate Tools Can Help Vulnerable Areas Prepare for Disasters, Recover Afterward

Assessments that tell policy makers how vulnerable and resilient their communities are to devastating floods and other destructive events aren’t always accurate, according to the first-ever validation of a wide range of available tools.

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Lightning Strikes: Thunderstorms Spread Mercury Pollution

In a new study published in the journal Environmental Science and Technology, Assistant Professor of Meteorology Christopher Holmes writes that thunderstorms have 50 percent higher concentrations of mercury than other rain events.

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Experts Available to Discuss Italy Earthquake, Transportation Impact, Seismic Imaging

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Hurricane Experts Available to Provide Analysis Throughout the Season

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. These experts are available to answer media questions and provide perspective to news stories throughout the 2016 hurricane season.

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Italy Earthquake: Experts Available to Discuss Engineering Seismology, Disaster Impact on Children

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​​Expert on Earthquake Prediction Available: Quakes Foretold in Small-Scale Laboratory Experiments Backed by Machine Learning

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Disaster Zone Warning: Virginia Tech Expert Says Consider the Impact on Children

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#LAflood Victims Rescue by Citizens' Boats Similar to 9/11 Heroics @UDelaware Profs Say

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Manufactured Housing Should Not Be Used To House Louisiana Flood Victims







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