Automated tools can help emergency managers make decisions, plan routes, and quantify road damage at city scales.
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MIT researchers describe factors governing how oceans and atmospheres move heat around on Earth and other planetary bodies.
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Real-time visibility estimates are a critical need in remote areas where visual flight is common and automated weather stations are scarce.
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Economic benefits of mitigation arrive much sooner than previously thought.
May 1, 2019 • ~5 min
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Study finds rising temperatures feed more energy to thunderstorms, less to general circulation.
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Study shows the Sahara swung between lush and desert conditions every 20,000 years, in sync with monsoon activity.
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Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences honors trailblazing professors Jule Charney and Edward Lorenz with a tribute to their lives and legacies.
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MIT study shows electrically charging planes would reduce their risk of being struck by lightning.
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Study finds state’s annual risk of extreme rainfall will rise from 1 to 18 percent.
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Students hone their communication skills by presenting their research projects at the 4th annual Mechanical Engineering Research Exhibition.
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