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2011-05-03 08:00:00

SANTA ANA, Calif., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CoreLogic (NYSE: CLGX), a leading provider of consumer, financial and property information and business services, today released a report detailing potential exposure to storm surge property damage in ten major urban areas along the U.S. Gulf and Atlantic Coasts. The 2011 CoreLogic Storm Surge Report revealed hurricane-driven storm surge flooding could cause billions in damage to residential structures in 2011. CoreLogic developed the Storm...

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2006-10-26 08:50:27

New York City has been an area of concern during hurricane season for many years because of the large population and logistics. More than 8 million people live in the city, and it has hundreds of miles of coastline that are vulnerable to hurricane threats. Using computer climate models, scientists at NASA have looked at rising sea levels and hurricane storm surge and will report on them at a science meeting this week. Cynthia Rosenzweig and Vivien Gornitz are scientists on a team at NASA's...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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