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Storm surge sensor deployment in Guilford, Connecticut

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In anticipation of coastal tidal storm surge from high winds associated with Tropical Storm Irene, USGS deployed a series of storm surge sensors along the New England coastline to monitor the severity of storm surge. This is an example of a storm surge sensor deployment by Hydrologic Technician Tim Sargent in Guilford, CT at the Guilford Town Dock on August 27, 2011, the day before Irene hit New England. This location is part of the New England SWaTH network and the location ID is SSS-CT-FFD-017WL. 


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Credit: Jason Pollender, U.S. Geological Survey