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Books: Impacts of Future Weather and Climate Extremes on United States Infrastructure

The American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) latest publication, “Impacts of Future Weather and Climate Extremes on United States Infrastructure: Assessing and Prioritizing Adaptation Actions,” summarizes the likely changes in various extreme meteorological and hydrological events and assesses the vulnerabilities of infrastructure within critical sectors and their collective interdependencies.

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Strategic Power Routing

StormGeo has launched Strategic Power Routing—a service that optimizes the power output of a vessel in varying weather conditions to enhance overall fuel efficiency and reduce emissions without compromising arrival windows. When a vessel meets adverse weather conditions, such as high significant waves, strong wind and currents, it must output more power and thus consume more fuel to maintain its

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How US Coastal Communities Are Building Climate Resilience

According to the Third National Climate Assessment, nearly 5 million people in the coastal U.S. live within 4 ft. of their local high-tide level, and global sea levels are predicted to rise by up to 6.6 ft. by 2100 compared to 1992 measurements. Extreme weather events such as hurricanes, which bring with them flooding, are increasing in frequency and causing

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MITAGS Becomes NOAA Weather Ambassador

MITAGS has been appointed an Ambassador of the Weather-Ready Nation (WRN) program, a NOAA initiative designed to increase the nation’s awareness of and readiness for extreme weather, water and climate events. As a newly appointed WRN Ambassador, MITAGS will be recognized as an organization that shares NOAA’s commitment to protecting communities, businesses and individuals from devastating weather events. MITAGS-PMI is a

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