NASA Scanning Radar Altimeter Captures Data from Massive Hurricane Waves
Greenbelt, Maryland - Sep 28, 2006 20:17 EST
A hurricane's fury can be relentless, from frightening winds, to torrential rains and flooding. These storms also create enormous ocean waves that are hazardous to ships. And through storm surges of up to 30 feet the storms can demolish shoreline...
Study: Indonesia Coral Reefs Survive Tsunami But Not Cyanide Bombs
Aceh, Indonesia - Sep 27, 2006 22:33 EST
The impact of a tsunami on a coral reef is minimal in comparison to human-caused damage according to a new study published in the journal Atoll Research Bulletin.
The research, conducted less than 100 days after the massive Indian Ocean tsunami...