April 14, 2021

Killer Hurricanes’ reconstructs the past to predict storms of the future

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BY CAROLYN GRAMLING From Science News Historical, geologic records offer clues to tropical cyclones Magazine issue: Vol. 192 No. 7, October 28, 2017, p. 29 In 1780, a powerful hurricane swept across the islands of the Caribbean, killing an estimated 22,000 people; 5,000 more died of starvation and disease in the aftermath. “Our planet is […]