Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

Report on Hurricane Hermine now available

Source: NASA

The Florida Climate Center has released a report which summarizes the development and impacts of Hurricane Hermine in Florida as it crossed across the Southeast a few weeks ago.  You can find it at http://climatecenter.fsu.edu/images/docs/Hurricane_Hermine_Fla_summary.pdf.
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Georgia peanut harvest underway

Source: H. Zell, Commons Wikimedia

The Georgia Farm Bureau has a nice video on the current status of the peanut harvest in Georgia.  You can see it here at a link from Growing Georgia.  As you’ll hear, the peanut yields this year have been OK but not great due to the hot and dry conditions that…
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Beautiful aurora image

Image Credit: Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

Check out this fantastic shot of the aurora borealis from the Suomi National Polar-Orbiting Partnership.  It was taken by the Day/Night Band on the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) instrumentover Canada in the early hours on September 29, 2016. Image Credit: Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies at the…
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