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Environment Canada: Canadian Hurricane Center

Except for the recent current Hurricane Kyle and providing general info for travelers on other ones, I suppose, it never occurred to me that Environment Canada would even have a Hurricane Center. :-)
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Scientists a step closer to steering hurricanes

Too many processes are still not understood well enough for me to be convinced this would do anything useful or predictable.
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More books!

Toni's parents sent me the latest Peanuts collection: The Complete Peanuts 1961-1962 by Charles M. Schulz. In it is a great example of how I was/am, and why I think research was the right, if late, choice:

When I grow up, I'm going into research. )

They also sent me a copy of Divine Wind: The History and Science of Hurricanes by Kerry Emanuel, a well-known researcher in MIT's Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences. It looks like a good mix of science (in a readable form, although he does mention some *gasp* equations) and folklore about the largest storms on our planet. It was written pre-Katrina/Rita/Wilma, so Andrew is the most recent major storm discussed.
quasigeostrophy: (Hurricane Katrina)
But it's December second. The North Atlantic tropical storm season is officially over. Sure it is.
quasigeostrophy: (Hurricane Katrina)
Dr. Steve Lyons, The Weather Channel's Tropical Weather Expert, speaks out on civil responsibility for "hurricane-proofing". An intriguing viewpoint.



ION, I got several more products (mostly prints, but also a few greeting cards) up on the CafePress store today, if anyone is looking.

PHD

Nov. 4th, 2005 09:15 pm
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Someone who encountered Hurricane Wilma at close range writes about Post-Hurricane Depression.

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