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UT Austin Scientists Will Assess Health of New York-Long Island Barrier Protection in Wake of Sandy

UT Austin Scientists Will Assess Health of New York-Long Island Barrier Protection in Wake of Sandy

A rapid response science team from the University of Texas at Austin’s Institute for Geophysics will help map the impact of Hurricane Sandy on the beach/barrier systems off the south shore of Long Island.

Severity, Length of Past Megadroughts Dwarf Recent Drought in West Africa

Severity, Length of Past Megadroughts Dwarf Recent Drought in West Africa

Droughts far worse than the infamous Sahel drought of the 1970s and 1980s are within normal climate variation for sub-Saharan West Africa, according to new research.