oceanography, weather

A new perspective on ocean and lake currents

For the past few days, Hurricane (now extra-tropical storm) Arthur brought concerns to East Coast residents about storm surge and rip currents. Today, Jul. 6, 2014, the focus shifts to the eastern and western shores of Lake Michigan where an array of wind-driven currents could create problems for boaters, swimmers and lifeguards…To read the entire feature, click here.

Originally published 07/06/14

learning, mathematics, weather

Arthur offers an opportunistic spin on hurricane math

Hurricane Arthur is now exiting the North Carolina Outer Banks, and racing toward the Canadian Maritime provinces, enroute to its demise during the next few days…Arthur, however, has put an opportunistic spin on the mathematics associated with tropical storms and hurricanes. Consider the following…To read the entire feature, click here.

Originally published 07/04/14