Posts tagged with: "Hurricanes"

FIU 2017 hurricane season experts

FIU 2017 hurricane season experts

FIU has several experts who are available to discuss various issues related to hurricanes and their consequences. For help reaching FIU’s […]

DAFX5X Aerial view of hundreds of homes destroyed by Hurricane Andrew August 24, 1992 in Dade County, FL.

As Florida looks back on Andrew, Texas prepares for Harvey

Social and Political Impact Richard S. Olson, Professor, Politics and International Relations Director, Extreme Events Institute Director, International Hurricane Research […]

Hurricane preparedness with Roary

Hurricane preparedness with Roary

The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season, which started June 1, is forecast to be more active than historical averages with regard to the […]

President Rosenberg on the start of hurricane season

President Rosenberg on the start of hurricane season

President Mark B. Rosenberg sent the following memo to the university community June 1: Dear FIU family: Today is the […]

Tropical weather update

Tropical weather update

August 26, 2016 FIU administrators and emergency managers continue to monitor the tropical system that could impact our area in […]

Luckily, we have more to go on now than just knowing the tracks of previous named storms. Titoxd

Better hurricane observation techniques make big storms less deadly

As part of an op-ed series, FIU News shares the expertise and diverse perspectives of members of the university community. In […]

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Should I stay or should I go: Timing affects hurricane evacuation decisions

As part of a new op-ed series, FIU News shares the expertise and diverse perspectives of members of the university community. […]

President Rosenberg: Hurricane season preparedness

President Rosenberg: Hurricane season preparedness

President Mark B. Rosenberg sent the following memo to the university community on Monday, June 2: Dear FIU family: This […]

Are you prepared for a hurricane? FAQ

Are you prepared for a hurricane? FAQ

Hurricane season is here, and FIU’s Director of Emergency Management Amy Aiken has prepared this FAQ to help you understand […]

Hurricane Sandy update

Hurricane Sandy update

4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012 FIU emergency managers continue to monitor Hurricane Sandy as it travels north over the […]

University leaders and personnel from the Department of Emergency Management share information and monitor conditions during the the South Florida approach of Tropical Storm Isaac.

FIU’s hurricane readiness plan weathers Isaac with aplomb

The recent threat of a hurricane tested the university’s emergency preparedness. While Tropical Storm Isaac did not strengthen into a […]

Tropical Storm Isaac Update: Some MMC facilities to open at noon on Aug. 27

Tropical Storm Isaac Update: Some MMC facilities to open at noon on Aug. 27

Updated 8/27/12 at 9:30 a.m. Florida International University officials have assessed all of our campus facilities and, as a result, […]

FIU hosts Hurricane Andrew commemoration event

FIU hosts Hurricane Andrew commemoration event

FIU, together with local municipalities and government agencies, hosted the 20th anniversary of Hurricane Andrew Commemoration. One of the costliest […]

Tropical Storm Isaac Update

As we move into the most active part of the hurricane season, the FIU Department of Emergency Management is monitoring […]

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FIU unveils new Wall of Wind capable of simulating Category 5 hurricane winds

Today Florida International University unveiled the nation’s first university research facility capable of simulating Category 5 hurricane winds. The 12-fan […]