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2:28 am on Monday November 12, 2012

New Jersey as a microcosm of the nation's beach erosion woes

U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Northeast Region An aerial photo of Mantoloking, New Jersey, show a breach in coastal strip after Hurricane Sandy. Beach erosion is a costly business. Even though Hurricane Sandy only had paltry effects on the...
4:36 am on Sunday November 11, 2012

New Jersey as a microcosm of the nation's beach erosion woes

Image by U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Northeast Region An aerial photo of Mantoloking, New Jersey, show a breach in coastal strip after Hurricane Sandy.Beach erosion is a costly business. Even though Hurricane Sandy only had paltry effects on...
11:02 pm on Saturday November 10, 2012

Charleston-wide effort to get supply donations from Charleston to Hurricane Sandy areas

Image by Air Force/Master Sgt. Mark C. Olsen Aerial views of the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy to the New Jersey coast taken during a search and rescue mission by the New Jersey Army National Guard on October 30. Update: Donation locations are in...
4:16 am on Friday November 9, 2012

Hurricane Sandy's damage to Folly Beach's sandy shores measured near $3 million

Image by Flickr user The Suss-Man (Mike)Earlier this year word came that Folly Beach had received a $400,000 grant to study how the beaches could better stand up against the natural forces of erosion. Indeed a plan later came that said some 415,000...
7:21 am on Monday August 27, 2012

Lowcountry likely to get doused thanks to Tropical Storm Isaac (Updated)

NASA Goddard MODIS Rapid Response Team An image of Tropical Storm Isaac on August 24 captured by NASA's Terra satellite as it moved through the eastern Caribbean Sea. Update: The latest forecast updates are suggesting that Isaac will land further...
1:51 am on Monday August 27, 2012

Lowcountry likely to get doused thanks to Tropical Storm Isaac (Updated)

Image by NASA Goddard MODIS Rapid Response Team An image of Tropical Storm Isaac on August 24 captured by NASA's Terra satellite as it moved through the eastern Caribbean Sea.Update: The latest forecast updates are suggesting that Isaac will land...
11:24 am on Wednesday August 1, 2012

Welcome to August, the real start of 2012's hurricane season

Image by NOAAAugust is the second, meaner start the annual hurricane season. Though the 2012 season isn't expected to be much outside of normal, we've been trekking through the quiet months and already we've had a couple come-earlies, see: Beryl, ...
10:14 am on Wednesday August 1, 2012

Welcome to August, the real start of 2012's hurricane season

NOAA August is the second, meaner start the annual hurricane season. Though the 2012 season isn't expected to be much outside of normal, we've been trekking through the quiet months and already we've had a couple come-earlies, see: Beryl, Debby. But...
5:17 am on Tuesday July 10, 2012

South Carolina, U.S. boils in hottest January to June yet

Flickr user dr-photo Earlier this year word came that last winter was the fourth warmest on record, now that's been trumped by the start of 2012. It's the warmest yet for the 48 contiguous states. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration...
4:59 am on Wednesday June 27, 2012

The bizarre world of high-risk hurricane insurance

Flickr user scmikeburton Damage in McCellanville from Hurricane Hugo in 1989, the storm caused an estimated $10 billion of damage in 1989 dollars. As you're likely to know, properties along the coast are oft seen as too probable for wind damage by...

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