Friday, March 13, 2009

Interesting Article On Tornadoes Fueled By Land Use

Wired Science reports that climate change and urban sprawl fueled a freak tornado in Atlanta one year ago. According to climatologists, urban sprawl caused the storm to intensify and create the killer tornado. Read the article here.

1 comment:

Ted Keller said...

Very interesting! I also wonder how the structure of cities and even hills interacts with developing updrafts such as the "from the bottom" tornado we had in Springfield back in February.