Topic: Hurricane

We Still Need Better Hurricane Storm Surge Prediction

Sept. 24, 2015
Storm Surge Model

Although the Atlantic Ocean has been relatively quiet this season, events such as Hurricane Rita remind us that forecasting chaotic storms is an imperfect science, but there are ways we can make it better. And it starts with how we predict storm surge.

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

Jan. 9, 2013

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.

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A decade of discovery

June 21, 2011
A decade of discovery

The Texas Advanced Computing Center marks 10 years of helping scientists explore phenomenon too large, small or expensive to investigate in the lab.

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"Lonestar 4" Supercomputer Deployed for Science Community

April 4, 2011

The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin today will dedicate Lonestar 4, its newest supercomputer, as part of the advanced computing arsenal for the state of Texas and the nation.

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Two Students Receive $20,000 Each for Studies of Hurricane-Related Trauma

May 11, 2009

The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health has awarded two $20,000 fellowships to doctoral students at The University of Texas at Austin who are studying the traumatic experiences of people who fled their homes and communities during hurricanes Ike and Katrina.

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