News & Information

Hurricane History from Sediment Cores

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Nov 22, 2017
  • 14:17

Guest: Jeff Donnelly, PhD, Senior Scientist of Geology and Geophysics, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution The 2017 hurricane season is winding down - November 30 is the typical end. But this season has not been typical by any measure. It’s one of the most active on record, with 16 named storms, including 10 hurricanes and six major hurricanes. Two months since Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico and half the island is still without power.  Was 2017 just a bad year, or is something changing?