Accession Number:

ADA488127

Title:

Coastal Ocean Models as Planning Tools: A Case Study from Hurricane Katrina Storm Surge

Descriptive Note:

Briefing charts

Corporate Author:

NAVAL RESEARCH LAB STENNIS SPACE CENTER MS OCEANOGRAPHY DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2007-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

59.0

Abstract:

The passage of Hurricane Katrina over the Mississippi Gulf coast has highlighted the need for and versatility of coastal ocean models as planning tools. In the case of hurricane storm surge, predicted water level maps from coastal models are sought to guide redevelopments as well as formulate future store surge mitigation strategies.

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology
  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE