Learning from the Impacts of Superstorm Sandy

Written By J. Bret Bennington
Learning from the Impacts of Superstorm Sandy
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 31 October 2014
  • ISBN : 0128016523
  • Pages : 140 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Learning from the Impacts of Superstorm Sandy written by J. Bret Bennington which was release on 31 October 2014, this book published by Academic Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Learning from the Impacts of Superstorm Sandy summarizes first results from studies of Superstorm Sandy, including: tide gauge measurements of storm surge, stable isotope variation in precipitation, analysis of the effect of beach nourishment among other factors on structural damage, and comparison with past storms through sediment analysis. This book gives a multi-dimensional treatment of scientific results of studies of Superstorm Sandy, and it is a valuable reference for oceanographers, coastal geologists, climatologists, dynamic meteorologists, paleotempostologists, sedimentary geologists, geomorphologists and emergency managers who need to better understand the storm and its effects in order to be prepared for similar events in the future. Summarizes first results from studies of Superstorm Sandy Gives a multi-dimensional treatment of scientific results of studies of Superstorm Sandy

Learning from the Impacts of Superstorm Sandy

Learning from the Impacts of Superstorm Sandy
  • Author : J. Bret Bennington,E. Christa Farmer
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2014-10-31
  • Total pages : 140
  • ISBN : 0128016523
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Summary : Learning from the Impacts of Superstorm Sandy summarizes first results from studies of Superstorm Sandy, including: tide gauge measurements of storm surge, stable isotope variation in precipitation, analysis of the effect of beach nourishment among other factors on structural damage, and comparison with past storms through sediment analysis. This book ...

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  • ISBN : 0128016523
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  • ISBN : 0128016523
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  • ISBN : 0128016523
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  • ISBN : 0128016523
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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2018-08-06
  • Total pages : 176
  • ISBN : 0128016523
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  • Total pages : 152
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