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Scientists assembled a 1,500-year history of big storm activity by retrieving sediment from the island country’s submarine caverns.
By Katherine Kornei:: The New York Times:: Originally published online November 1, 2019: Online
Scientists are using evidence left behind by ancient hurricanes to show how storms behaved in the past and how climate change might affect them in the future.
By Sophie Ruehr:: Inside Climate News:: Originally published online October 1, 2019: Online
Newly uncovered 500-year record also ties floods to natural ocean cycles
WHOI Press Release:: Originally published online April 4, 2018 : Online
New X-ray fluorescence core scanner at Woods Hole reveals clues to Earth’s past climate and history
By Michael Carlowicz :: Oceanus Magazine :: Originally published online February 28, 2006 : In print Vol. 45, No. 1, Apr. 2006
Past changes in World Heritage site offer lessons for proposed river projects
By Michael Carlowicz :: Oceanus Magazine :: Originally published online July 11, 2005 : In print Vol. 44, No. 2, Sep. 2005
WOODS HOLE, MASS. — To find out what makes a hurricane tick, you have to fly through it. To find out how often hurricanes strike land, you need to dig for them.
By Peter N. Spotts, Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor November 6, 2003