Hurricane Katrina Swirls Over the Gulf of Mexico

Hurricane Katrina battered the city of New Orleans and many other areas of the Gulf Coast when it came ashore in August 2005. Dr. Isaac Ginis, a Professor of Oceanography at The University of Rhode Isalnd, discusses how scientists model and forecast hurricanes around the world in his talk "Eye on the Storm: Predicting a Hurricane's Path of Destruction." 

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Hurricane Katrina

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