How projections in CoSMoS work

Series of diagrams with arrows from left to right, how data visualization tool goes from a global to regional to local scale.

Detailed Description

CoSMoS’s approach to projecting flood hazards: global winds, waves, tides, and anomalous water levels are scaled down to the local scale for  projecting nearshore wave heights, flooding, and shoreline change, including beach erosion and cliff failures.

Learn more at usgs.gov/cosmos

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Image Dimensions: 2808 x 1584

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Location Taken: US