Tag: Storm Surge

Hurricane Surge on the Louisiana Coast

Hurricane Surge Hazard Primer – Bob Jacobsen (2016) This Hurricane Surge Hazard Primer summarizes important basic technical information about surge phenomena, hazard, and risk. It provides an overview of surge hazard analysis, including uncertainty in surge hazard estimates. Importantly, this…

The Digital Coast

The Digital Coast What is the Digital Coast? This NOAA-sponsored website is focused on helping communities address coastal issues and has become one of the most-used resources in the coastal management community. The dynamic Digital Coast Partnership, whose members represent…

Evacuation Risks on the Louisiana Coast

Kent, Joshua D. “Assessing the Long-Term Impact of Subsidence and Global Climate Change on Emergency Evacuation Routes in Coastal Louisiana,” 2012. Subsidence forecast models for coastal Louisiana were developed to estimate the change in surface elevations of evacuation routes for…

Sea Lake and Overland Surge from Hurricanes (SLOSH)

http://slosh.nws.noaa.gov/sloshPub/index.php?L=7#sloshDsp Publications Definitive publication on SLOSH: Jelesnianski, C. P., J. Chen, and W. A. Shaffer, 1992: SLOSH: Sea, lake, and overland surges from hurricanes. NOAA Technical Report NWS 48, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U. S. Department of Commerce, 71…