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Hurricane Sandy dune-elevation change - North Carolina

Detailed Description

Hurricane Sandy dune-elevation change (A), shoreline change (B), and beach-volume change (C) between August 2009 and November 2012 for the North Carolina barrier island coast. Vertical dashed lines indicate the center of Cape Lookout, Ocracoke Island, and the towns of Rodanthe, Nags head and Corolla, respectively. 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.


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