John Pepper of Miami buying plywood to cover his french doors in preparation for Hurricane Irma at Home Depot on SW 8th Street.
John Pepper of Miami buying plywood to cover his french doors in preparation for Hurricane Irma at Home Depot on SW 8th Street. Al Diaz rkoltun@miamiherald.com
John Pepper of Miami buying plywood to cover his french doors in preparation for Hurricane Irma at Home Depot on SW 8th Street. Al Diaz rkoltun@miamiherald.com

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  • Special tank allows scientists to churn up category 5 hurricane force storms

    Model beach houses take a beating as scientists at the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science crank up a one-of-a-kind hurricane simulation tank at the school. Scientist Ben Kirtman, the Director of the Cooperative Institute of Marine & Atmospheric Studies explains how creating Cat 5 force winds and waves in the giant tank help with making predications and future forecasts that help save lives.