Introduction to Tropical Cyclone Storm Surge

Introduction to Tropical Cyclone Storm Surge
  • Explain fundamental concepts of the Tropical Cyclone (TC) storm surge hazard,
  • Explain how storm tide is observed, the difference between storm surge and storm tide, and how storm surge is calculated
  • Explain how tropical cyclone size, intensity, motion/speed, angle of approach, coastal shape, and bathymetry affect storm surge.