The Future of Hurricane Science and Prediction

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Hurricane Katrina is one of the most powerful storms ever to hit the U.S. Are we seeing more — and more intense — storms? Could global warming be to blame?We get a report on Hurricane Katrina, take a look at hurricane science and prediction and see what's in store for the rest of the Atlantic hurricane season.


Chris Landsea, research meteorologist at NOAA Hurricane Research Division in Miami

Kerry Emanuel, author of Divine Wind: The History and Science of Hurricanes; professor in the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass.



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