Three weeks and three days before Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans 10 years ago, a paper of mine appeared in the scientific journal Nature showing that North Atlantic hurricane power was strongly correlated with the temperature of the tropical Atlantic during hurricane season, and that both had been increasing rapidly over the previous 30 years or so. It attributed these increases to a combination of natural climate oscillations and to global warming...We have learned much in the [ten] intervening years [since Katrina].
Anthropogenic influences on major tropical cyclone events
| American Journal of Orthopsychiatry
Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms in Children After Hurricane Katrina: Predicting the Need for Mental Health Services
| Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
Reactive aggression and posttraumatic stress in adolescents affected by Hurricane Katrina
| Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres
Water and energy budgets of hurricanes: Case studies of Ivan and Katrina