The Article That Predicted the New York Subway Storm Surge Problem

The Article That Predicted the New York Subway Storm Surge Problem

www.theatlantic.com
New Sandy may flood New York's transportation system. Meet the Columbia risk researcher who told us this could happen last month.If you would like to see the definition of prescience, take a look at this New York Times article from September by Mireya Navarro. She quotes Columbia's Klaus Jacob essentially predicting...
The Article That Predicted the New York Subway Storm Surge Problem
                                       

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