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Hurricane Sandy Storm Tide Mapper

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United States Geological Survey (USGS) provides real-time map-based information from USGS storm tide sensors. The data is reflected on the Hurricane Sandy Tide Mapper. The mapper provides location information, site photos and data for storm tide and inland flooding. In addition, the data from these sensors is used to create models of the precise time the storm-tide arrived, how ocean and inland water levels changed during the storm, the depth of the storm-tide throughout the event, and how long it took for the water to recede. Educational levels: Middle school, High school, Undergraduate lower division, General public

Topics: Climatology, Natural hazards, tide mapper, forcasting, flood monitoring, tide sensors
Publisher: Wisconsin Internet Mapping, United States Geological Society
OAI identifier: oai:dlese.org:DLESE-000-000-010-600
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