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Thursday | April 2, 2015

Hurricane forecasting improving thanks to ATMO students and faculty

Atmospheric Sciences master's student Kyle Davis, and professors Xubin Zeng and Elizabeth Ritchie discuss their hurricane forecasting work. Thanks to the UA team's model, forecasting accuracy in the North Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico has improved by 23 percent. These improvements help preparedness in emergency management planning; invaluable when dealing with disasters on the magnitude of hurricanes. Please read the article in its entirety here.

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