Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

Late Friday night tropical discussion for Nate

I am borrowing my husband’s tropical update from his Facebook page for tonight’s update.  He is also a meteorologist and an excellent forecaster as well as an atmospheric sciences and geography professor at UGA.  Here is what he says: Tropical Storm Nate is gaining some strength as it approaches the…
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Florida’ timber losses from Irma equal about five annual timber harvests

Here’s an astounding fact on timber losses in Florida due to Hurricane Irma from David Zierden on Twitter, passed on from the Florida Forest Service: the amount totalled $1.633Billion, equal to about five of Florida’s annual timber harvests. I have not seen similar loss estimates for Georgia or South Carolina…
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