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Commercial diver
Scientists are using acoustic sensors to collect data and improve hurricane preparedness and coastal resilience in the archipelago of San Andrés.
Eos - AGU
Hurricane Ian damage - September 2022
Annual Weather, Climate and Catastrophe Insight report reveals $313 billion global economic loss from natural catastrophes. Prominence of droughts and heatwaves highlighted growing importance of these perils in a warming world.
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Women walking on Malo Island, Vanuatu
Last month, a new Automated Weather Station (AWS) was installed at the Vanuatu Agricultural Research and Training Centre in Luganville. Two Automatic Rainfall Gauges (ARG) were installed at the villages of Vunaspef and Sarakata Hydro.
Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme
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2023
This study investigates the feasibility of using remote sensing data for post-disaster damage assessment.
Asian Development Bank
Satellite image of Hurrican Ian heading towards Florida, USA.
A new way of tracking ocean waves with satellite measurements was developed and applied to extratropical cyclones, revealing the effects of storm characteristics on extreme sea states.
Eos - AGU
After three soggy years of La Niña in a row, Australia has endured record-breaking floods, the latest of which has inundated the Kimberley in Western Australia and across north and central Queensland.
Conversation Media Group, the
View of a port in Texas
Shipping ports are crucial for the global economy. They handle the majority of trade, and transportation hubs and provide employment. Ports are located in coastal areas or on large rivers and are exposed to natural hazards such as storms and floods.
Conversation Media Group, the
A new study shows that it is possible to produce regional assessments of how hurricane flood hazards change due to both evolving storm tides and precipitation rates in a warming climate.
Eos - AGU
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2023
This investigation compared the consistency of access to resources and services pre- and post-Cyclone Idai, assessed the extent to which the consistency of access to these resources and services was correlated
International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (Elsevier)
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2023
Situated in the Indian Sundarbans, this study uncovers how and why advances in scientific knowledge and technological developments are failing to enhance resilience of the marginal and vulnerable populations, instead unmaking their lived environments.
International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (Elsevier)