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Presenting Wednesday: Impacts of Irene & Lee on the Hudson

Experts gather to outline and analyze the historic combined effect of the two storms by Craig Wen, Stevens Institute of Technology During a torrid week in 2011, cities and communities along the Hudson River were hammered by Tropical Storms Irene … Continue reading

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Birds-Eye and Fish-Eye Views of Irene’s Floodwaters

Approaching the anniversary of last year’s landfall in New York City of Tropical Storm Irene, I decided to make some animations of that storm’s flood elevations and water currents.  The model-based animations have voice-overs explaining what happened in the water during … Continue reading

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Rain- and Wind-Driven Coastal Flooding

I’ve been receiving automated notifications on coastal flooding from the Storm Surge Warning System today.  The nor’easter that is hitting us is packing 20-40 mile per hour winds, and driving water against our shorelines.  Water levels are expected to peak … Continue reading

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