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CoSMoS approach

Detailed Description

Approach used in identifying future coastal flooding risk with CoSMoS. Output from relevant Global Climate Models (GCMs) is used to generate global/regional swell and waves; results are scaled down to regional and sub-regional levels using a suite of models accounting for tides, atmospheric pressure, and wind; these fine-scale results are translated as relevant hazards projections at the parcel scale, including flooding, wave heights, coastal erosion, and cliff failures. 


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