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Sep. 14, 2018 10:07 am

UD researcher enters national spotlight as Hurricane Florence bears down

Jennifer Horney is the hurricane expert the media is turning to.

Hurricane Cristobal as seen from space, Aug. 27, 2014.

(Photo by Flickr user NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, used under a Creative Commons license)

The University of Delaware Disaster Research Center (DRC) is one of the top organizations of its kind — they even met with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg when he visited Wilmington last year to discuss Facebook’s Crisis Response tool.

Now, as Hurricane Florence impacts the Carolinas, the DRC is all over the national news, with researcher Jennifer Horney being quoted in multiple outlets including The Weather Channel’s Weather.com and Forbes.

UD's Jennifer Horney sitting at a computer. (Screenshot)

UD’s Jennifer Horney sitting at a computer. (Screenshot)

NBC 10 in Philadelphia also featured Horney in a video spot about Florence, and why those in its path shouldn’t compare it to past hurricanes. You can watch the video here.

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