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Hurricane Dorian

Information about Hurricane Dorian.

News

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USGS Hazard Science – Understanding the Risks is Key to Preparedness

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Dorian Will Likely Cause Some Erosion to Va., Md. Beaches

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USGS Scientists Document Hurricane Dorian’s Impacts

Publications

A survey of storm-induced seaward-transport features observed during the 2019 and 2020 hurricane seasons

Hurricanes are known to play a critical role in reshaping coastlines, but often only impacts on the open ocean coast are considered, ignoring seaward-directed forces and responses. The identification of subaerial evidence for storm-induced seaward transport is a critical step towards understanding its impact on coastal resiliency. The visual features, found in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric

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Hurricane Dorian - Forecast and Documentation of Coastal Change

Hurricane Dorian coastal change forecast and pre- and post-storm photos documenting coastal change.
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Hurricane Dorian - Forecast and Documentation of Coastal Change

Hurricane Dorian coastal change forecast and pre- and post-storm photos documenting coastal change.
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Scenario-Based Assessments for Coastal Change Hazard Forecasts

A decade of USGS research on storm-driven coastal change hazards has provided the data and modeling capabilities needed to identify areas of our coastline that are likely to experience extreme and potentially hazardous erosion during an extreme storm.
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Scenario-Based Assessments for Coastal Change Hazard Forecasts

A decade of USGS research on storm-driven coastal change hazards has provided the data and modeling capabilities needed to identify areas of our coastline that are likely to experience extreme and potentially hazardous erosion during an extreme storm.
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Forecasting Coastal Change

This project focuses on understanding the magnitude and variability of extreme storm impacts on sandy beaches. The overall objective is to improve real-time and scenario-based predictions of coastal change to support management of coastal infrastructure, resources, and safety.
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Forecasting Coastal Change

This project focuses on understanding the magnitude and variability of extreme storm impacts on sandy beaches. The overall objective is to improve real-time and scenario-based predictions of coastal change to support management of coastal infrastructure, resources, and safety.
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