GeoTrek

by GeoTrek

GeoTrek investigates the impacts of extreme weather and natural disasters on individuals and communities. Our goal is to help improve your decision making, risk assessment and communication related to extreme events, so you can take action to make yourself, your family and your community more resilient. Our guests include scientists, storm chasers, farmers, urban planners, disaster response professionals, and travelers/ explor ...   ...  Read more

Podcast episodes

  • The Journey of Meteorologist Alan Sealls - Forecasting Weather for 37 Years and Winning 16 Emmys

    The Journey of Meteorologist Alan Sealls - Forecasting Weather for 37 Years and Winning 16 Emmys

    Join us to dive deeper into the journey Alan Sealls took to become the meteorologist we know and love! Hear about Alan's early life, education, and the path that lead him to where he is now.

  • Forecasting and Communicating Tropical Weather and Meteorologist Alan Sealls

    Forecasting and Communicating Tropical Weather and Meteorologist Alan Sealls

    As we kick off the 2024 Atlantic hurricane season we want to be prepared and informed about tropical weather communication. Join us as none other than meteorologist Alan Sealls joins us to share information about tropical weather communication.

  • Hurricane Videography and Storytelling with Mark Sudduth and HurricaneTrack

    Hurricane Videography and Storytelling with Mark Sudduth and HurricaneTrack

    Mark Sudduth, founder of HurricaneTrack, takes us along on his journey through more than two decades of hurricane videography and storytelling.

  • Top 10 Misunderstandings about Hurricane Impacts

    Top 10 Misunderstandings about Hurricane Impacts

    Hurricanes are complex storms that generate four deadly hazards- destructive winds, storm surge flooding, rainfall flooding and tornadoes. In this episode, Dr. Hal counts down his top 10 list of misunderstandings about hurricanes that increase the chance people will be blindsided.

  • An Interview with the World's Top Hurricane Chaser - Josh Morgerman (Hurricane Man)

    An Interview with the World's Top Hurricane Chaser - Josh Morgerman (Hurricane Man)

    Josh Morgerman (Hurricane Man) joins us for an interview that captures the intense impacts of the world's most powerful storms, discusses how to build better in hurricane country, and talks about the dangers of generalizing hurricane impacts based on observing a few named storms.