Hurricane Preparedness: Storm Surge
http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/HAW2/english/storm_surge.shtml

National Hurricane Center, NOAA


This webpage, developed by the National Hurricane Center, describes hurricane storm surges. The page contains a detailed description of storm surges and how they are created, tools to evaluate the potential threat from storm surges, safety information and related links. Also included are animations and diagrams describing storm surges.

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Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography:Physical , Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Meteorology:Extreme weather, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Extreme Weather:Hurricanes
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Special Interest: Hazards
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Atmospheric Science, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Hazards, Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Weather, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Oceanography, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Climate Change, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental Science
Topics: Ocean:Physical Oceanography, ClimateKeyword: Hurricane Katrina