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New flood risk map shows most areas have higher risk of flooding than expected

A new set of maps produced by the research and technology nonprofit First Street Foundation shows that FEMA estimates of areas prone to flooding may be underestimating the number of properties that are at risk by as much as 6 million, which would bring the total number to 14.6 million,…
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National Geographic: Inside the Everest expedition that built the world’s highest weather station

If you like stories about adventure or difficult technological challenges, you will enjoy this story about installing weather stations on top of Mount Everest. Not only did they encounter extreme weather and harsh working conditions (including lack of oxygen and large crowds), but they had to improvise when they discovered…
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