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Hurricane Experts Gather To Discuss Lessons Learned From Destruction

Published: Jul 11th, 1996

GAINESVILLE — As residents along the Atlantic Coast keep a wary eye on Hurricane Bertha, experts from around the country are trying to analyze the lessons learned from last year’s destructive storm season — the busiest in more than 60 years.

UF Data Base To Give Monumental Help Around The World

Published: Jun 10th, 1996

GAINESVILLE — Monuments around the world that have been damaged by war, neglect and pollution are the focus of restoration and preservation efforts through a data base developed at the University of Florida.

Areas Facing Radon Danger Unlikely To Adopt New Prevention Measures

Published: May 2nd, 1996

GAINESVILLE—Florida has new building standards to keep radon from seeping into homes, but areas that face the greatest threat from the gas likely will not adopt the preventive measures, says a researcher who helped develop them.

UF Conference To Offer Researchers A Close Look At Hidden Sites

Published: Apr 12th, 1996

GAINESVILLE—Satellite radar imagery is giving scientists a first-ever look at ancient cultures, some buried beneath dense jungle or tons of sand.