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WeatherBrains 77: “Hurricanes…(chirp)…Waves…(chirp)…”

WeatherBrains Episode 77 is now online (July 16, 2007). The netcast for people who love weather.

In this week’s episode:

Phil KlotzbachWhere Are The Hurricanes?: The next hurricane season forecast from Colorado State University won’t be out until August 3. We’ll get a season update from Phil Klotzbach from Colorado State and The Tropical Meteorology Project. We’ll also remind the skeptics that the peak of hurricane season is still a few months away;

Wave HouseWaves: Researchers at Colorado State University and Oregon State University are doing a first-of-its-kind study this year to learn more about how hurricane driven waves affect woodframe structures. In the wake of hurricane Katrina the research, done in the giant tsunami wave tank at Oregon State, will provide valuable information to engineers and builders. David Black visits with associate professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering John van de Lindt from Colorado State;

Photo: Brian Marlin via WikipediaAnd…what is that noise? Must have something to do with Brian Peters. Also, J.B. cruises The Great Lakes;

From The Weather Center…

  • WeatherBrains 101: From the ground to about 60,000 feet is where most of the “weather” happens. Professor Peters explores the troposphere.
  • This Week In Weather History: A National Weather Service Office feels the heat, Tiger can’t beat the weather, and a very high tornado. All in This Week In Weather History with Bill Murray.

Join David Black, James Spann, Brian Peters, J.B. Elliott and Kevin Selle….

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