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Faculty This map of ocean surface temperatures shows how warm waters in the North Atlantic fueled Hurricane Katrina.

UCI, NASA researchers find link between Amazon fire risk, devastating hurricanes

Researchers from the University of California, Irvine and NASA have uncovered a remarkably strong link between high wildfire risk in the Amazon basin and the devastating hurricanes that ravage North Atlantic shorelines. The climate scientists’ findings appear in the journal Geophysical Research Letters near the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina’s calamitous August 2005 landfall at New Orleans.

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