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Exploring storm surge

January 1, 1995

This video provides a thorough discussion of storm surge, one of the most dangerous elements of hurricanes and major storms. This video illustrates basic storm surge principles, shows actual footage of storm surge damage and relates high-water level data collection by the U.S. Geological Survey to the task of recreating the storm surge event.

Publication Year 1995
Title Exploring storm surge
DOI 10.3133/ofr95295
Authors A. B. Tihansky, A. D. Duerr
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title Open-File Report
Series Number 95-295
Index ID ofr95295
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse