Latest Hurricane Irene Stories

2013-11-29 14:31:19

A new study published in the December issue of GSA Today examines the geological legacy of Hurricane Irene, not only in terms of its impact on current coastal conditions but also in what it can tell geoscientists about the past. Hurricane Irene made landfall in Onslow Bay, North Carolina, USA, on 27 August 2011, at which time it had been downgraded to a Category 1 hurricane after hitting the Bahamas at Category 3 strength. In their GSA Today article, geoscientists Scott P. Hippensteel,...

Researchers Predict Quieter Hurricane Season Than Usual
2012-03-28 05:07:40

Colorado State University (CSU) researchers announced this week that the upcoming Atlantic hurricane season will be a quieter one. The season, which begins on June 1, is predicted to have less than the average six hurricanes seen. "A warming tropical Pacific and a cooling tropical Atlantic are leading us to think that the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season will have less activity" than average, meteorologists Philip Klotzbach and William Gray wrote in an online report. "The tropical...

2012-01-18 08:00:00

Douglas Cutler AIA, is well known in the modular construction world for his style and luxurious approach to designing modular homes. This story, however, demonstrates something far more important; modular design and construction can go a long way toward keeping Mother Nature outside your home... where she belongs. Wilton, CT (PRWEB) January 18, 2012 In September of 1938, one of the largest hurricanes ever to hit New England devastated homes all along her coastal waters. One of these homes,...

Word of the Day
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.