Tag Archive: coastal hydraulics

Sep 03 2013

A Few Good Reads (9/3/13): Continued Flooding in Pakistan and India

This week: Over 200 dead in Pakistan from continued flooding, extreme rains and flooding continue in India, first fires then flooding in Colorado, the top 10 global cities at risk from coastal flooding, and Jeff Bezos’ prohibition of PowerPoint. 207 dead, 1,122 injured in [Pakistan] floods: NDMA (Pakistan Today) As many as 1,333,066 people have …

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May 20 2013

A Few Good Reads (5/20/13): Deadly Flooding in China and Somalia

This week: Extreme flooding in the Guangdong Province of Southern China, flooding displaces thousands during the rainy season in Somalia, water infrastructure approved by the Senate and now moves to the House, the status of the state water bill in California, and the Netherlands’ use of sand engines as coastal flood protection.    Guangdong hit …

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Sep 22 2011

2-D Model Output

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Just as the input to 2-D models are more comprehensive and data intensive than 1-D models, the results also provide a more complete picture of what’s going on hydraulically.  All of the results I have shown in previous posts have been from steady state models.  The model of Hampton Harbor that I am using as …

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May 06 2011

Japan Tsunami Storm Surge

Simply stunning and jaw dropping footage of the tsunami storm surge hitting the city of Kesennuma in the Miyagi Prefecture on March 11, 2011:   Update (3/22/12) This footage is still haunting a year later. Japan’s recovery has a long way to go.