Hurricane Matthew Assessment of Potential Coastal Change Impacts: NHC Advisory 037, 800 AM EDT FRI OCT 07 2016

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Description This dataset defines storm-induced coastal erosion hazards for the Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina coastline. The analysis was based on a storm-impact scaling model that used observations of beach morphology combined with sophisticated hydrodynamic models to predict how the coast would respond to the direct landfall of Hurricane Matthew in October 2016. Storm-induced water levels, due to both surge and waves, were compared to beach and dune elevations to determine the probabilities of the three types of coastal change: collision (dune erosion), overwash, and inundation. All hydrodynamic and morphologic variables are included in this dataset. [More]
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