hurricane surge

hurricane surge

[′hər·ə‚kān ¦sərj]
(oceanography)
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Eight credit unions based in areas under hurricane surge warnings are:
Ratcliff, 2008: The influence of storm size on hurricane surge.
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.
With extensive damage to their existing hospital caused by Hurricane Katrina, the client requested that all critical services be placed above the hurricane surge level and a new addition be constructed to house modern emergency services; surgical pre-operative and recovery areas; surgical ICUs; outpatient rehabilitation services; and 48 single-occupancy, same-handed patient rooms.
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).
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.
The study, published in 2012 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, showed that globally warm years have been associated with a significantly higher risk of extreme hurricane surges, such as that which engulfed the New Orleans area in 2005 during Hurricane Katrina.
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.