Scientists pursue project to improve storm-surge forecasting

12/2/2013 | Star-Democrat (Easton, Md.), The

A project to be undertaken by scientists at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science will aim to develop more accurate models of how storm surges could affect the Atlantic coast, Chesapeake Bay and Delaware Bay. "Our hypothesis is that the Atlantic Coast near here, coastal waters are usually warm, which provides additional fuel to sustain, even increasing the speed of the hurricane," said Ming Li, a scientist with the university.

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