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Hurricane Impacts in 2017
Figure 20.15ERT, Inc, Government of Puerto Rico Department of Natural and Environmental Resources Coastal Zone Management Program, U.S. Forest Service International Institute of Tropical Forestry, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries Office of Protected Resources, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Climatic Data Center
James P. Kossin, Nora Álvarez-Berríos, Lisamarie Carrubba, Ernesto L. Díaz, Katharine M. Johnson
This figure appears in chapter 20 of the Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation in the United States: The Fourth National Climate Assessment, Volume II report.
In September 2017, the U.S. Caribbean region was impacted by two major hurricanes: Irma (Category 5) and Maria (Categories 4 and 5). This figure shows the hurricanes’ tracks across both the Caribbean and the U.S. Caribbean region, as well as some of the impacts felt throughout the region. Sources: (tropical cyclone tracks) NOAA NCEI and ERT, Inc. Photo credits: (A) Ricardo Burgos; (B) Ernesto Díaz, Puerto Rico DNER; \(C) Michael Doig, NOAA; (D) Joel Figuero; (E) Greg Guannel, The University of the Virgin Islands
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