hurricane surge

hurricane surge

[′hər·ə‚kān ¦sərj]
(oceanography)
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As per the contract, the contractor will have to obtain 23 core borings and 14 cone penetrometer tests to gather preliminary soils information for possible locations to support a future hurricane surge protection system as part of the Sabine Pass to Galveston Bay Study.
Any settlement must assure expeditious restoration of the hurricane surge buffering wetlands around New Orleans and St.
7 miles of marshland reduces a hurricane surge tide by a foot, dispersing the storm's power.
A hurricane surge that can inundate coastal lowlands is the most destructive characteristic of hurricanes and accounts for most of the lives lost from hurricanes.
A hurricane surge is an abnormal rise in water level that results from intense winds and low barometric pressure).
As the hurricane surge reached nearly 30 feet, 408 people died.
Executives from AECOM will lead or participate in 12 of the event's sessions with topics ranging from evaluating hydraulic models and wastewater treatment for petroleum refineries and plants to understanding a project's prequalification process and the application of the RMA2 hydrodynamic model for design and construction of the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal Hurricane Surge Barrier.
And the hurricane surge in recent years has only amplified the mold issues for new construction.
Ten times more hurricane surges in future, new research forecasts: New research from the Niels Bohr Institute in Demark shows that there could be a tenfold increase in frequency of major hurricanes if the climate warms by two degrees Celsius.
19 ( ANI ): By examining the frequency of extreme storm surges in the past, previous research has shown that there was an increasing tendency for storm hurricane surges when the climate was warmer.
Stone, a coastal geologist at LSU, says that if the current trend of wetland loss and barrier island erosion continues, it will worsen the effects of future hurricane surges in South Louisiana.