AAAS and its journal Science share the deep sense of loss wrought by these devastating hurricanes.
Donate and Find Resources with the AAAS Hurricane Brokerage Service
Among the many victims of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita are scientists, engineers, and teachers who are rebuilding their facilities and classrooms. They need spare and unused resources, such as computers, books, journals, lab equipment, lab space or teaching materials. If you have resources to share or are in need of resources, please visit our online brokering system here.
Hurricane Katrina: Riding Out the Storm
Immunologist Seth Pincus survived Hurricane Katrina, but much of his research may not. Evacuated from Louisiana State University Children's Hospital in New Orleans, Pincus left hundreds of fragile blood and tissue samplesrepresenting years of HIV and other infectious disease researchto an uncertain fate.
Read more from the 9 September 2005 issue of Science.
Related Background and News from Science
As an aid to policy-makers, scientists, and the public in understanding the large-scale forces and smaller-scale scientific, social, political background to the disaster, AAAS is making available, free to all visitors, a selection of Science articles related to hurricanes, coastal disasters and disaster policy.
Other Ways to Help
Related News from AAAS
[26 September 2005]
AAAS expands its online service and resources to help rebuild the research communities in Gulf Coast states. Science continues to offer freely accessible, storm-related information.
[20 September 2005]
Americans want unequivocal data on environmental issues, science writer Andrew Revkin said at AAAS's annual Barnard Lecture. But can we learn to live with ambiguity?
[15 September 2005]
With rising sea-temperatures, deadly storms like Katrina may become more common, says Peter Webster, lead author of a new paper in Science.
Related: Q&A with Peter Webster.
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