Taxonomy term

land use

Cityscape, 'wet regions' fueled Atlanta tornado

On March 14, 2008, at 9:38 p.m., something happened in Atlanta that had never happened in the city’s 171-year history: A tornado ripped through a 10-kilometer-long swath of the city’s downtown. The twister, with winds reaching 210 kilometers per hour, blew out skyscraper windows and stalled a major college basketball conference tournament.

23 Jun 2009

Pollutants threaten the Everglades' future

Pick Your Poison: If One Pollutant Doesn’t Take Down the Everglades, Another Might

20 Feb 2009