UF's hurricane research team heads south

UF’s hurricane research team heads south

With Hurricane Irma approaching Florida, UF hurricane researchers headed south on Friday to meet the storm head on, measure wind speeds and use the data to help build safer houses.

University of Florida’s Hurricane Research Team fills their reserve diesel tanks on the way to South Florida.

University of Florida hurricane researchers monitor storm conditions during Hurricane Irma and scout for locations to deploy data collection instrumentation.

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By: UF News

Published: September 9, 2017

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