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Publications

Masters, F., Aponte, L., Gurley, K. and Reinhold, T. “Gust factors observed in tropical cyclones Isabel, Dennis, Isidore Gabrielle and Irene during the 1999-2003 Atlantic hurricane seasons,” 9th Annual ASCE Joint Specialty Conference on Probabilistic Mechanics and Structural Reliability, Albuquerque, New Mexico, July 26-28, 2004

Masters, F, Gurley, K and Reinhold, T (2003). “Ground level wind characteristics of Isidore and Dennis”, 11th International Conference on Wind Engineering, Lubbock, Texas, June 2-5, 2003

Howard, R, Dodge, P, Doggett, A, Finney, J, Gurley, K, Levitan, M, Reinhold, T, Schroeder, J and Stone, G (2003). “The Landfall of Hurricane Dennis in Louisiana: A Summary of Cooperative Data Collection Efforts”, 11th International Conference on Wind Engineering, Lubbock, TX, June 2-5, 2003.

Graduate Theses and Undergraduate Publications

Masters, F (2004). "Measurement, Modeling and Simulation of Ground-Level Tropical Cyclone Winds."  PhD Dissertation, University of Florida, Department of Civil and Coastal Engineering.

Cope, A (2004). "Predicting the Vulnerability of Typical Residential Buildings to Hurricane Damage."  PhD Dissertation, University of Florida, Department of Civil and Coastal Engineering..

Aponte, L (2004). "Measurement, Validation and Dissemination of Hurricane Wind Data."  Masters Report, University of Florida, Department of Civil and Coastal Engineering.

Weaver, R (2003).  "Hurricane Data Collection Hardware and Analysis Software:  Improvements, Maintenance and Development."  MS Thesis, University of Florida, Department of Civil and Coastal Engineering.

Weaver, R (2002).  "Hurricane Damage Mitigation Research."  Journal of Undergraduate Research, University of Florida.

Cuenca, D (2002).  "Hurricane Data Collection Hardware and Analysis Software."  MS Thesis, University of Florida, Department of Civil and Coastal Engineering.

Hayes, K (2000).  "Hurricane Data Collection Hardware:  Design, Construction and Testing."  MS Thesis, University of Florida, Department of Civil and Coastal Engineering.

Poss, D (2000) "Design and Evaluation of a Mobile Wind Instrumentation Tower for Hurricane Wind Measurements."  MS Thesis, Clemson University, Department of Civil Engineering.

Masters, F (1999).  "Hurricane Data Collection and Simulation."  Journal of Undergraduate Research, University of Florida.

Citations in Government Reports/Scientific Papers

Preliminary Report for FEMA's Hazard Mitigation Technical Assistance Program (Task Order 273)

Presentations

Masters, F., Gurley, K. and Reinhold, T. “Real-time observation and stochastic modeling of ground level winds from Hurricane Isabel," National Hurricane Conference, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, April 5-9, 2004

Gurley, K. and Reinhold, T. “Wind Measurements in Hurricane Gordon: A Preliminary Look at Wind Field Variations for Beach-Front and Inland Locations”, National Hurricane Conference, Washington, D.C., April 2001.

Reinhold, T, Gurley, K and Buzbee, T.  "Florida Coastal Monitoring Program: Home Instrumentation Project and Wind Field Monitoring”, National Hurricane Conference, New Orleans, LA, April 2000.

Press

Date (Link to Article) Source Article

July 10, 2005 National Hurricane Center Hurricane Dennis Advisory Number 26
July 9, 2005 UF News UF Researchers take a pulse of Hurricane Dennis
July 9, 2005 Pensacola News Journal Deployment Pictures
April 6, 2005 Gainesville Sun Kurt Gurley 35, Heading Into the Hurricanes
February 16, 2005 Insurance Networking News RMS to Fund Technology Initiative for Florida Coastal Monitoring Program
December 17, 2004 PalmBeachPost.com More nails, longer screws work better in wind lab
September 30, 2004 Institute for Business & Home Safety FCMP Records First-Ever True Wind Pressures in Hurricanes Frances and Ivan
August 25, 2004 WESH.com Strict New Building Codes May Have Saved Property
August 21, 2004 Gainesville Sun Charley helps area team gain storm insight
Spring 2004 Explore Magazine - Research at the University of Florida Storm Warning - UF Engineers are helping to more accurately predicts  hurricanes destructive forces
October 20, 2003 NOAA Research Sea Grant Research Pays Off During Hurricane Isabel
Fall 2003 The Florida Engineer As Fast as the Wind
September 30, 2003 Palm Beach Post Towers withstand Isabel, Transmit Detailed Data
September 26, 2003 Star News (Wilmington, NC) Stronger House? Got it Nailed
September 25, 2003 The Gainesville Sun UF Helps Look at Isabel's Winds
September 24, 2003 NOAA News Online NOAA Researchers Retrieve Wealth of Data after Chasing Hurricane Isabel
September 18, 2003 The Beaufort Gazette Group Hopes to Capture Isabel's Ground-Level Wind Speeds
September 18, 2003 ScienceDaily Engineers Head Into Path Of Hurricane Isabel
September 17, 2003 MSNBC News As Thousands Flee, Clemson Researchers Head For Isabel
September 17, 2003 Wired News Laying Data Traps for Isabel
September 17, 2003 WLTX.com Clemson Collecting Hurricane Data
November, 2002 AAWE Newsletter Measurement of Ground Level Hurricane Winds
September 17, 2001 The Independent Florida Alligator UF Professor Monitors Storm as It Hits Venice
September 15, 2001 Miami Herald Storm Pounds Gulf Coast, Makes Mad Dash Across State
May 20, 2000 DisasterRelief.org Experiment Could Prevent Hurricane Damages
January 14, 2000 The Independent Florida Alligator Undergraduate Research Program Enters Second Year
September 19, 1999 ScienceDaily Engineers Rush to Deploy Wind Monitoring Equipment in Advance of Hurricane Floyd
July 7, 1999 ClemsoNews Florida Installs Wind Monitoring Devices in 10 South Florida Homes
June 3, 1999 The Independent Florida Alligator UF Joins Study to Build Hurricane-Safe Homes
May 11, 1999 CNN Engineers Prepare to Study Hurricane Winds
May 10, 1999 ScienceDaily In Harm's Way:  Engineers to Measure Hurricane Forces on Homes
December 16, 1998 ScienceDaily Hurricane Chasers Look for Turbulent Times

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