In 2011, Hurricane Irene brushed the coast of Florida. University of Miami atmospheric scientists have for the first time measured gravity waves inside hurricanes, which could provide a new way to monitor the intensity of powerful storms.
In 2011, Hurricane Irene brushed the coast of Florida. University of Miami atmospheric scientists have for the first time measured gravity waves inside hurricanes, which could provide a new way to monitor the intensity of powerful storms. AP/NOAA
In 2011, Hurricane Irene brushed the coast of Florida. University of Miami atmospheric scientists have for the first time measured gravity waves inside hurricanes, which could provide a new way to monitor the intensity of powerful storms. AP/NOAA

UM researchers find new way to measure hurricanes: ‘gravity waves’

May 17, 2017 6:30 AM