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Hurricane Intensity Scale

A photo taken on September 17, 2017 shows a roofless building at the Alizea residence in Mont Vernon, on the French Caribbean island of Saint Martin, after the passage of Hurricane Irma, a Category 5 storm. (Photo credit: HELENE VALENZUELA/AFP/Getty Images)

September 21, 2017 — Larry Greenemeier

Caribbean Storms 2017

Analyze satellite images of areas stricken by Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Jose to help rescue workers pinpoint places needing assistance.  

September 12, 2017 — Larry Greenemeier

6 Rules for Rebuilding After Harvey and Irma

In an era of catastrophic weather, institutions—like agencies that manage storm barriers—as well as infrastructure must be redesigned

September 8, 2017 — Thaddeus R. Miller, Mikhail Chester and The Conversation US
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