With the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season starting up, millions of people along the Eastern seaboard of the USA are keeping a careful watch on the weather forecast. What are researchers doing to improve the prediction of hurricane intensity - and ultimately help saving lives?...Read More
SUPPORT OUR VIDEOS DOWNLOAD VIDEO Brian Haus is no stranger to staring straight into the fury of a hurricane. He watches as the still air stirs into over 150 mph winds. The flat turquoise water suddenly churns a series of endless crashing waves of white frothy foam....Read More
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZfbCHeqm6dY Get up close and personal with SUSTAIN Director Prof. Brian Haus as he describes his inspiration for becoming a scientist and the ongoing work in the laboratory. This is a part of the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiatives "Dispatches from the Gulf"...Read More
As the Atlantic hurricane season enters its second day, forecasters predict fewer storms this year. But, they warn a quiet season could still produce a devastating hurricane. Researchers are creating their own storms in a state of the art lab that could end up saving lives,...Read More
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Researchers trying to figure out what makes some hurricanes strengthen into catastrophic monsters have a new lab that allows them to generate tropical storm conditions with the flip of a switch....
Ocean News & Technology
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) awarded the Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies (CIMAS) up to $125 million to fund the consortium’s activities over the next five years....
Miami (AFP) - The world's largest hurricane simulator is now complete and experts hope it will improve forecasters' ability to predict how strong a storm will get, which has been a key weak spot for science until now....
From the bottom of the sea to the top of the ocean, it was just another day at the office. From touching a 14,000-year-old slab of mud from the last ice age to feeling the power of a Category 5 hurricane slamming up against...