Extreme Events

Never in the historical record have such large areas of the country experienced such radically different temperature extremes as they have so far in 2014.

Friday, October 1, 2010

  • Facing the possibility of a massive coral bleaching event in the Caribbean Sea in late summer and early fall 2010, a USGS biologist based at U.S. Virgin Islands National Park hopes that the season won't have the same devastating outcome as a similar event in 2005.