JPL Blog: Five Things About Hurricanes

Hurricane Gustav Hurricane Gustav moved along the southern side of Jamaica on Aug. 29, 2008. Image credit: NASA MODIS Rapid Response
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July 01, 2009

JPL scientist Bjorn Lambrigtsen goes on hurricane watch every June. While scientists are adept at predicting where these powerful storms will hit land, there are crucial aspects they still need to wrench from these potentially killer storms.

Lambrigtsen lists five thoughts and factoids in the field of hurricane research. To read the blog and post a comment, go to http://blogs.jpl.nasa.gov/?p=48 .

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JPL scientist Bjorn Lambrigtsen.

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