Post Profile

#IrmaSyllabus, #HarveySyllabus, #HurricaneSyllabus

As I watched Hurricanes Harvey and Irma surge through the Gulf of Mexico, I got to thinking about the environmental, historical, political, and academic context for these “megastorms.” We can easily add Sandy, Katrina, Rita, Irene, Andrew, Matthew and various other “natural” catastrophes to this list. This year, in particular, we can expand our view… Read More ?
read more


Related Posts

Twin megastorms have scientists fearing this may be the new normal

Local Interest / Cuba : The Guardian: Cuba

Destructive force of Irma and Harvey has Trump expressing awe, but those in power should focus on the environmental causes Hurricane Irma: ‘superstorm’ heads to Florida – live One week after the record deluge in Texas, the biggest h...

10 Years After Hurricane Katrina: Are You Better Prepared for Disaster?

United States / New York : Huffington Post: New York Blog

Few hurricane names conjure imagines of such severe devastation like the name Katrina. Ten years ago Hurricane Katrina, followed shortly by Hurricane Rita, devastated communities along the Gulf of Mexico, mostly famously New Orleans...

Historic Hurricane Irma measures like an earthquake

News : The Raw Story

Hurricane Irma is the most powerful storm ever observed in the Atlantic basin, excluding the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico, according to the National Hurricane Center. It’s become so strong that it’s even showing up on scales res...

Hotel Occupancy and Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

Business & Finance / Economics : CalculatedRisk

Note: Hotel occupancy rates increased noticeably following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005. I expect the overall occupancy rate will also increase following Hurricanes Harvey and Irma - and stay elevated for several months.The h...

WATCH LIVE as Hurricane Irma hits North Florida, Georgia and South Carolina

News : The Raw Story

No one anticipated Hurricane Irma would take the path that it did. Prediction models had the storm staying off the west coast of Florida in the Gulf of Mexico as a low pressure system hovered off the east coast. That has changed and...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC