Storm surge is water that is pushed toward the shore by the force of the winds swirling around the storm. A storm surge can come from a hurricane or an extra-tropical cyclone. source: NOAA-Hurricane Preparedness
15 Oct 2015, FIU
FIU and the NOOA’s National Hurricane Center will develop a storm surge database for Haiti and the Dominican Republic. NOAA has awarded $300,000 to FIU’s Extreme Events Institute and its International Hurricane Research Center to develop and implement the program, which is designed to help government agencies make informed decisions when hurricanes approach...
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