Recently I have been studying coastal process, looking at orbital velocities, the surprisingly complex system of tides and the delicate process that is sea level. We looked at cyclone Dena, which struck Thames in 1997, and flooded many low lying towns in the Firth of Thames as sea level exceed that of a 2m sea wall. 628 more words
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There were no winds, no storm surge. No pre-disaster emergency declaration of a named Atlantic Hurricane, and no pre-landfall mass sheltering operations. And yet, as the scale of Louisiana’s multi-day flood becomes more… 185 more words
Post-Tropical Cyclone Ivette entered the Central Pacific Sunday night and soon dissipated to a remnant low.
The final report from the Central Pacific Hurricane Center placed Ivette about 895 miles east of Hilo and moving west. 45 more words
It’s summertime, and the livin’ in New York City is . . . hot and muggy. If you can’t make it out of town for a visit to the Hamptons, or the Caribbean, or the south of France, at least for the cost of one swipe of a MetroCard each way you can still get to a beach and not even leave the five boroughs. 828 more words