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Weather, Winds, and Waves

This Science Feature can be found at: http://www.usgs.gov/blogs/features/usgs_top_story/weather-winds-and-waves/
Hurricane Katrina Impact Studies, Gulfport Area Ausgust 31, 2005

Hurricane Katrina Impact Studies, Gulfport Area Ausgust 31, 2005

As hurricane season starts, researchers are modeling potential changes to
coastal environments to identify communities vulnerable to extreme erosion during storms.  Data collected before and after storm landfall are used to verify past forecasts and improve future predictions.

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