Human Presence

Cyclone Tauktae Strikes India
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Cyclone Tauktae Strikes India

Tropical cyclones are scarce in the Arabian Sea, but unusually warm ocean temperatures helped fuel this storm.

Published May 17, 2021

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The Bridges of Tampa Bay
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The Bridges of Tampa Bay

Bridges, piers, and developed keys add a distinct human geometry to this vast bay on Florida’s west coast.

Published May 16, 2021

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Bird’s-Eye View of Breckenridge
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Bird’s-Eye View of Breckenridge

More than 100 trails sweep down the side of Tenmile Range, a portion of the Southern Rocky Mountains located west-southwest from Denver.

Published May 15, 2021

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As Jakarta Grows, So Do the Water Issues
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As Jakarta Grows, So Do the Water Issues

Sinking land, rising seas, and rainfall-driven floods pose big problems for Indonesia’s largest city.

Published May 12, 2021

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Saint Petersburg Keeps the Sea at Bay
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Saint Petersburg Keeps the Sea at Bay

A city full of cultural, historical, and architectural riches has gone to great lengths to protect itself from floods.

Published May 10, 2021

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