Category Archives: Hazards

MITIGATION VS ADAPTATION: IT IS ALL ABOUT TIME SCALES!

There is a tendency within certain sectors to come up with terms that describe given areas of action without carefully or fully defining them. With time and use some of these terms are adopted by others for their own discourse, … Continue reading

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WHAT’S HAPPENING WITH THE 2021 ATLANTIC HURRICANE SEASON?

Historically close to 90% of named tropical cyclones during the annual Atlantic hurricane season, develop from August through October, with the statistical peak around the second week in September. After an early start, the seventh year in a row with … Continue reading

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