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Here's what our satellite captured at ~ 7:30pm EDT on Oct. 29, 2012: #Sandy made #landfall NE of #AtlanticCity #NJ pic.twitter.com/XZRJk6f02O— NOAA (@NOAA) October 29, 2013…

Nation Oct 29

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The Storm of the Century that comes year after year

Klaus Jacob, a special research scientist with the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, discusses the possible link between Hurricane Sandy, climate change and a move toward more frequent and disastrous weather events. Plus, why the 100-year-storm will become the two-year storm…

A team of Dutch scientists is testing ideas that involve using flood-control systems with nature in mind. They call it eco-engineering, or "Judo with nature." For example, planting trees in front of a dike can reduce the power and…

While civil engineers look to floodgates to protect New York City from future floods, landscape architect Kate Orff has turned her attention to an unusual savior: tiny blue mussels. Rebuilding natural shellfish beds, islands and marshes around the city,…

Coney Island reopened after Hurricane Sandy wiped out the beach amusement park. Its new roller coaster Cyclone towers over a "beach nourishment" project, where dredges pull up sand from the ocean floor and pump it back onto the shore.

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