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April 10, 2019
10
Apr

AGU100: Increased Extreme Coastal Water Levels Due to the Combined Action of Storm Surges and Wind Waves

The dependence between extreme storm surges and wind waves is assessed statistically along the global coasts using the outputs of two numerical models consistently forced with the same atmospheric fields. We show that 55% of the world coastlines face compound storm surge wave extremes. Hence, for a given level of probability, neglecting these dependencies leads...
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10
Apr

World Dredging: Sediment Recycling Along the Mississippi River’s Bird’s-Foot Delta

In a discussion with Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy in early 2017, the Senator asked if we could provide a video that demonstrated the difference between hopper and cutterhead dredges. After being not able to find a suitable video we decided to create one using drone footage of dredging for channel maintenence of the Mississippi River...
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