Developing models to predict storm surges

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 14:30 in Earth & Climate

Storm surges sometimes can increase coastal sea levels 10 feet or more, jeopardizing communities and businesses along the water, but new research shows there may be a way to predict periods when it's more likely that such events occur. Researchers have developed models to predict extreme changes in sea level by linking storm surges to large-scale climate variability.

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