University of Vermont

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Engineering and Mathematical Sciences

UVM researchers eye hurricanes

Release Date: 09-29-2008

Author: CEMS Communications

[The following is reprinted from the WCAX-TV News.]

Predicting the weather from day to day can be a tricky job.

It can be even more difficult when you're trying to predict a hurricane.

Forecasters have problems predicting the path of almost every hurricane. The result is that people often ignore warnings to evacuate and can become stranded, or even killed. But [Professor Chris Danforth, an assistant professor of mathematics and statistics] at the University of Vermont, is working to change that.

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