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Sea Science: Hurricanes, typhoons, cyclones have differing intensity scales

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed Tropical cyclone is, by definition, a universal label for a system originating over tropical waters of clouds and …

Sea Science: Upgrades offer better forecasts

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed Weather forecast models have become much more sophisticated as computing processing power has increased. It stands to …

Sea Science: Daylight Saving Time a short-term investment strategy

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed “Spring forward; fall back” may be one of the most useful pneumonic phrases in existence to help us remember how …

Sea Science: Sound on the water affected by temperature, molecular density

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed Before the invention of GPS, radio or radar, maritime navigation depended on different means of communication to relay …

Sea Science: Instruments crucial in plotting safe course

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed In a land-loving lifestyle, an increasing dependency on the incessant beeps and boops of technologically driven weather …

Sea Science: Wind patterns blow with local flair, but their science is universal

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed While there are the large-scale global winds that circumnavigate the Earth, there are seasonal and geographically …

Sea Science: Six conditions indicate hurricane on its way

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed As we near the end of the Atlantic Hurricane Season, which is June 1-Nov. 30, many wonder how we can become better at …

‘Feels like’ heat index nothing to take lightly

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed  As we leave summer behind and prepare to embrace the cooler winter temps, lingering moisture is quick to remind us who …

Sea Science: Don’t let a dewy morning catch you with your chamois down

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed Dewy mornings may conjure up memories of early adventures for some, but many a yacht crew member sees the immediate need …

Sea Science: Storm surge magnifies hurricane havoc

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed With the 2019 hurricane season officially underway, many are actively keeping a wary eye on the Atlantic basin. Portions …

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