New Paper: Normalized hurricane damage in the continental United States 1900–2017

Screen Shot 2018-11-26 at 10.18.07 AMOur major update to the CONUS normalized hurricane loss dataset has now been published, after several years of effort and an intensive review process by Nature Sustainability. Abstract in the image above.

Weinkle et al. 2018.Normalized hurricane damage in the continental United States 1900–2017, Nature Sustainability. (Link)

Email me at rpielkejr at gmail if you’d like a copy. Happy to take any questions via Twitter, rogerpielkejr.

CU Boulder A&S Reorganization Response Paper


The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder has engaged in a reorganization exercise. Earlier this week, the campus released a report from this exercise, which can be found here.

The campus has asked for 2-page response papers to the report, and I have submitted one. It is titled “Let’s Discuss A&S Divisions.” You can read it here in PDF. You can also read it in full after the break.

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