Monthly Archives: February 2011

Winter Weather 2011 and the Pineapple Express

“] Tropical moisture-laden air riding the so-called “pineapple express” over the Pacific ocean developes into a storm as it collides with cold artic air driven south by the jet stream. Often such storms are generated by pulses of disturbed weather … Continue reading

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Sea Level Rise in Florida

Back in 1995 I was a consultant to an architectural/engineering team that had been charged with evaluating the vulnerability of a major hospital, located near the coastline of southeastern Florida, to the impacts of hurricanes. The assessment of vulnerability had … Continue reading

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