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MEDIA ADVISORY - OCTOBER 2, 2002

SEA GRANT'S HURRICANE INFORMATION / RESOURCE CENTER
NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE : www.seagrantnews.org

With hurricane season in full focus, NOAA's National Sea Grant Program
offers a special collection of story ideas and consumer tips concerning
issues such as coastal erosion, building codes, coastal development,
building construction, home retrofitting, mitigation and disaster
recovery planning, risk-based tax policies, impacts of storms flooding,
storm impacts on estuary wildlife and fisheries, marina boat safety,
beach replenishment, and historical perspectives.

Coastal hazards are a major focus of research by scientists and outreach
specialists at the nation's 30 state Sea Grant programs.  Sea Grant has
designated "Natural Hazards" as one of the program's 10 major thematic
areas and information on this can be found at the Natural Hazard Theme
Team website which is part of the Sea Grant HazNet web project.

Please visit: www.seagrantnews.org  to review this new Sea Grant
resource of hurricane expert sources and hurricane-related story ideas.

Sea Grant is a nationwide network of 30 university-based programs that
works with coastal communities and is supported by NOAA.  Sea Grant
research and outreach programs promote better understanding,
conservation, and use of America's coastal resources.  For more
information about Sea Grant visit the Sea Grant Media Center Website at:
www.seagrantnews.org , which includes on-line keyword searchable
database of academic experts in over 30 topical areas.
For additional information contact:




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