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Developed the 5 category scale for measuring hurricane winds in 1969, known as the Saffir/Simpson Scale. As an engineer, he designed more storm resistant buildings. Died 21 November, aged 90.
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They Died in 2007
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Developing the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale
Civil engineer. He has published articles on designing buildings for high wind resistance.
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