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    Where local matters: impacts of a major North Sea storm surge

    Spencer, T. and Brooks, Susan and Möller, I. and Evans, B.R. (2014) Where local matters: impacts of a major North Sea storm surge. Eos 95 (30), pp. 269-270. ISSN 0096-3941.

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    Abstract

    Storm surge impacts on low-lying coasts threaten vulnerable human communities on a global scale. On 5–6 December 2013, the margins of the southern North Sea experienced the most significant storm surge in 60 years. Detailed ground surveys immediately following the surge documented considerable variability in inundation levels, with implications for surge forecasting and societal responses to extreme coastal floods.

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    Item Type: Article
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): storm surge, wave runup, barrier islands, North Sea
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > Department of Geography
    Depositing User: Administrator
    Date Deposited: 19 Nov 2014 16:39
    Last Modified: 30 Jan 2017 10:33
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/11023

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