Predicting Extreme Weather

UMaine scientists in the School of Marine Sciences, including Dr. Mary Jane Perry and Ivona Cetinic who are based at the Darling Marine Center, are partnering with multiple agencies to improve the accuracy of forecasts of hurricanes, superstorms, blizzards and floods. UMaine received $1.5 million of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s $5.5 million award to increase the precision of predictions of extreme weather events and coastal flooding in the northeastern United States.

Read the media release at UMaine News.