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Model output of offshore surges and waves

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Hurricane Sandy (2012) modeling: Modeling can reveal the contributions from underlying processes individually. These images show contribution from offshore surge (change in water level) and offshore waves to maximum water levels (in meters) within a bay during a coastal storm. Majority of the increase in water level within the bay occurs because of the change in water level offshore. However, offshore waves also have significant contribution as as they break when they approach the shore transporting additional water into the bay..


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