The 2020 hurricane season will be busier than normal, with 16 named storms predicted, according to scientists at Colorado State University (Miami Herald).
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The Tropical Meteorology Project team is predicting 16 named storms during the Atlantic hurricane season, which runs from June 1 to Nov. 30.
In the era of COVID-19, Billy Barr suggests participating in some citizen science, like a project called CoCoRaHS that tracks rainfall across the country (NPR).
CSU Civil Engineering alumnus and volunteer Steve Vanderleest is now in Grand Junction from Cajabamba, Peru, after the first- ever total evacuation by the Peace Corps of all its volunteers around the world (Grand Junction Sentinel).
The COVID-19 pandemic is very similar to hurricane season in some ways. Even if improvement happens, the fallout from COVID-19 in the healthcare, first responder, economic and emergency management communities will remain for hurricane season (Forbes).
Gov. Jared Polis asked Colorado State University in Fort Collins to organize the testing of personal protective equipment, also known as PPE, for the state’s healthcare workers (Denver 7 News).
A team of scientists, medical professionals and engineers at Colorado State University teamed up to develop a product which could disinfect large areas of coronavirus with the simple spray of a solution (CBS 4 News Denver).
Researchers at the Colorado Climate Center at CSU are still hard at work maintaining a 130-year weather record in Fort Collins (Colorado Public Radio).
This past fall CSU researcher Jessie Creamean was delighted to spend nine weeks aboard a vessel that had been deliberately frozen into an ice cap near the top of the world (Smithsonian).
CSU alumnus Chris Landsea is on a mission. He wants seafarers and those in harm’s way to have reliable and up-to-date information from the National Hurricane Center (NHC) to help them make what could be life-or-death decisions (Maritime Executive).