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Tis The Season For Tornadoes

Christiaan Patterson

April 29, 2011

It’s that time of year again! Spring in the Midwest, prairie lands, Deep South and east coast means tornado season is here. So far this season, record outbreaks have already taken place totally more than 100 in just the past week alone and more on the way. So just how do these forces of nature form...

NOAA’s Tsunami Warning System Alerts Public of Hazard

Christiaan Patterson

March 18, 2011

In light of the recent disaster in Japan, much attention has been drawn to how many aspects of technology have aided in warning systems and connecting family to one another. In 2008, NOAA finished a project which places buoys in the ocean in order to detect tsunamis. When Japan got struck with a...

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