Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

Georgia Climate Project: How can we improve farmers’ resilience to extreme events like flooding?

The water from Hurricane Florence’s rainfall is still rising in streams, causing major problems for coastal communities and agricultural producers in southeastern North Carolina and in parts of South Carolina. By some estimates, over 3 million animals have died, mainly hogs, turkeys and chickens in production farms. Estimated losses from…
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How do meteorologists forecast hurricanes?

EarthSky has an informative article which describes the process that meteorologists go through when they are forecasting hurricanes. They use a variety of models that use different schemes to handle various aspects of the weather and which give a variety of paths. On a display these are often referred to…
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