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By J. Bret Bennington, E. Christa Farmer

ISBN-10: 0128015209

ISBN-13: 9780128015209

ISBN-10: 0128016523

ISBN-13: 9780128016527

Learning from the affects of Superstorm Sandy summarizes first effects from stories of Superstorm Sandy, together with: tide gauge measurements of hurricane surge, seashore survey and lidar measurements of geomorphological alterations, good isotope edition in precipitation, research of the impact of seashore nourishment between different elements on structural harm, and comparability with previous storms via sediment research. This ebook offers a multi-dimensional therapy of medical result of experiences of Superstorm Sandy, and it's a useful reference for oceanographers, coastal geologists, climatologists, dynamic meteorologists, paleotempostologists, sedimentary geologists, geomorphologists and emergency managers who have to higher comprehend the typhoon and its results for you to be ready for related occasions sooner or later.

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  • Gives a multi-dimensional therapy of medical result of reviews of Superstorm Sandy

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00004-3 Copyright © 2015 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. , 2014). During Superstorm Sandy, a uniquely large dataset of cyclonic precipitation isotopic composition was assembled through a crowdsourcing approach and used to assess the spatio-temporal evolution of the storm. A broad overview of the precipitation collection locations, analysis methodology, and storm-wide spatio-temporal isotope patterns is presented in Good et al. (2014). Of particular interest within this dataset are four sites at which highfrequency collections of precipitation were conducted.

Additional research, such as an ordinary least squares regression, is recommended to determine the degree to which nourishment alone attenuated damage, which is currently unknown. 1 INTRODUCTION When Hurricane Sandy slammed into New Jersey on October 29, 2012, it produced a major-to-record storm surge along much of the New Jersey coast due, in part, to the fact that landfall occurred near the time of astronomical high tide. Within days, anecdotal reports of reduced property damage behind nourished beaches garnered extensive media attention.

Our computing power was also used by New York City for risk analysis and storm-surge prevention (for example, ARCADIS in Mayor Superstorm Sandy and Staten Island: Learning from the Past, Preparing for the Future 29 Fig. 7. FEMA damage assessment for Midland Beach Area. The blue area represents the Sandy inundation (source: FEMA). 3. 30 Learning from the Impacts of Superstorm Sandy Fig. 8. FEMA damage assessments for Oakwood Beach, Fox Beach, and New Dorp Beach. The blue area represents Sandy inundation (source: FEMA).

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