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Coastal buoys used in historical studies and current weather

The Southeast Regional Climate Center posted a story on Facebook today about NOAA and the Coast Guard joining together to preserve a WW1 shipwreck off the coast of North Carolina.  The lightship Diamond Shoal Lightship No. 71 was attacked by a German ship after it reported by radio the presence…
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Storm surge estimates based on historical records may be too low

If you live near the coast in the Southeast, you are no doubt aware that storm surges associated with land-falling hurricanes can cause tremendous devastation.  Storm surges from Ivan and Katrina caused tremendous damage to coastal areas.  At the same time coastlines are being developed at a rapid rate, putting…
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