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September 3, 2015

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September 3, 2015

About 10 Percent of Mothers Experienced Depression Two Years After Hurricane Katrina

Aug. 27, 2015 — About 10 percent of mothers experienced chronic, persistent depressive symptoms two years after Hurricane Katrina slammed into the Gulf Coast, killing more than 1,800 people, displacing hundreds of ... read more

Apr. 2, 2015 — The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission satellite delivered a remarkable image of Super Typhoon Maysak on March 31. TRMM obtained an image straight over the top of a super typhoon with a double ... read more

Mar. 31, 2015 — A better method for predicting the number of hurricanes in an upcoming season has been developed by atmospheric scientists. The team's new model improves the accuracy of seasonal hurricane ... read more

Mar. 30, 2015 — Scientists have created a 2,200-year-long record of extreme rainfall events that might also help predict future climate ... read more

Mar. 17, 2015 — The size of tropical cyclones is controlled by their underlying sea-surface temperatures (SST) relative to the conditions of the mean SST within the surrounding tropical zone of the storms, ... read more

Mar. 17, 2015 — Scientists in the Gulf of Mexico now have a better understanding of how naturally-occurring climate cycles -- as well as human activities -- can cause widespread ecosystem changes. These major shifts ... read more

Mar. 5, 2015 — The eastern coastline of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, a mecca for tourists, may have been walloped by a tsunami between 1,500 and 900 years ago, says a new study. There are several lines of ... read more

Feb. 5, 2015 — A new online resource which will help coastguards, meteorological organisations and scientific communities predict future storm surge patterns has been created. The freely-accessible database of ... read more

Jan. 20, 2015 — Melting of glacial ice will probably raise sea level around the globe, but how fast this melting will happen is uncertain. In the case of the Greenland Ice Sheet, the more temperatures increase, the ... read more

Dec. 16, 2014 — A set of eight hurricane-forecast satellites is expected to give deep insights into how and where storms suddenly intensify -- a little-understood process that's becoming more crucial to figure ... read more

Dec. 15, 2014 — Cities like Miami are all too familiar with hurricane-related power outages. But a new analysis finds climate change will give other major metro areas a lot to worry about in future ... read more

Hurricane Sandy Increased Incidents of Heart Attacks, Stroke in Hardest Hit New Jersey Counties

Dec. 8, 2014 — Evidence has been found that Hurricane Sandy, commonly referred to as a superstorm, had a significant effect on cardiovascular events, including myocardial infarction (heart attack) and stroke, in ... read more

Climate Change Already Showing Effects at Kennedy Space Center

Dec. 5, 2014 — The effects of climate change are already showing up in places from Miami to Alaska, scientists say, but geologists are now focusing their attention on one especially noteworthy and vulnerable piece ... read more

Dec. 4, 2014 — El Niño peaks in winter and its surface ocean warming occurs mostly along the equator. However, months later, El Niño events affect the formation of intense hurricanes in the Northeastern Pacific ... read more

Nov. 24, 2014 — What will it take to convince skeptics of global warming that the phenomenon is real? Surely, many scientists believe, enough droughts, floods and heat waves will begin to change minds. But a new ... read more

NYC Residents Resumed 'Normal' Mobility Less Than 24 Hours After Hurricane Sandy

Nov. 19, 2014 — New York City residents' movement around the city was perturbed, but resumed less than 24-hours after Hurricane ... read more

Nov. 14, 2014 — This summer has seen the highest global mean sea surface temperatures ever recorded. Temperatures even exceed those of the record-breaking 1998 El Nino ... read more

Nov. 11, 2014 — Located hundreds of miles inland from the nearest ocean, the Midwest is unaffected by North Atlantic hurricanes. Or is it? Scientists have found that North Atlantic tropical cyclones in fact have a ... read more

Oct. 27, 2014 — The largest Atlantic hurricane on record, Hurricane Sandy, offered a chance for researchers to try out a new computational method they developed that promises to help municipalities quantify the ... read more

New Methods to Calculate Risk of Floods

Oct. 21, 2014 — New methods to more accurately estimate long-term flood risk are being devised by researchers. The researchers are examining the possible causes of floods and how they interact with each other. This ... read more

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