This study aims to better understand coastal processes associated with extreme cyclonic events through the study of the coastal changes, flooding and damage that resulted from the passage of a category 5 hurricane (Irma) on 6 September 2017 over the
Cette étude porte sur les changements côtiers et les inondations suite au passage d’un ouragan de catégorie 5 (Irma) les 5 et 6 septembre 2017 sur les îles de Saint-Martin et Saint-Barthélemy aux Antilles. Selon l'étude, les systèmes côtiers ont répondu
Hurricane Irma has so far caused eight confirmed deaths and left Puerto Rico without electricity. 90 percent of dwellings were levelled on dual-island nation Antigua and Barbuda and 95 percent of the island of Saint Martin has been destroyed. The Category 5 storm is sweeping through Caribbean islands and is headed toward the US state of Florida.