Tag: Paleotempestology

Searching for Signs of Changing Climate in Storms of Chaos

Jesse Farmer Climate Change, Crazy Weather, Hurricanes Tags: , ,

New York, NY—In the aftermath of a storm that left more than 100 dead, over 8.5 million without power, and caused an estimated 50 billion dollars in damage, scientific experts and coastal residents alike are grappling with the portent of Superstorm Sandy. Was this an incredibly damaging but incredibly rare strike on New York and… continue reading »

In Search of Hurricane History

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Friday marks the beginning of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season. Cue the groans, the crossed fingers and the hope that mad rushes for plywood and batteries will wait for another year. Many of you are probably wondering what’s the chance that you will get hit this year. As residents of Eastern North Carolina know well,… continue reading »