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Hurricane Sandy dune-elevation change - New York

Detailed Description

Hurricane Sandy dune-elevation change (A), shoreline change (B), and beach-volume change (C) between May 2012 and November 2012 for the Fire Island, N.Y. coast (black) and between August 2010 and November 2012 for the rest of Long Island, N.Y. (gray). Vertical dashed lines indicate the location of Staten Island, the centers of Jones and Ocean Beaches, the locations of Moriches Inlet, Fire Island, Southampton and Montauk. Horizontal axis is distance from landfall (DFL) in kilometers where negative numbers indicate areas south of landfall, and positive numbers indicate areas north of landfall.