Storm Surges in New York's Coastal Waters
Coastal Processes & Hazards - Press Advisory

Fall 2008 Lecture Series on “Critical Issues Facing the World’s Oceans” comes to a close at Stony Brook Southampton

How will a new high-resolution storm surge modeling system developed by New York Sea Grant-funded scientists at Stony Brook University help predict flood levels and when flooding will occur in the New York metropolitan area? Learn about these advances from Associate Professor Dr. Brian Colle as he closes out the Fall 2008 Lecture Series on “Critical Issues Facing the World’s Oceans” at Stony Brook Southampton.


Who / What:

"Climatology and Modeling of Storm Surges in New York's Coastal Waters,” a lecture by Stony Brook University Associate Professor Dr. Brian Colle from the Institute for Terrestrial and Planetary Atmospheres at SoMAS (School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences).


Where / When:

Friday, December 5, at 7:30 p.m. at Stony Brook Southampton in the Duke Lecture Hall-Chancellors Hall. All are welcome to attend the lecture, which is preceded by the holiday lighting of the School’s Windmill at 5:30 pm. A reception will follow lecture.


Why:

For more information on Colle’s recent research, see the "Related Info" links at the right to a mid-Summer ’08 NYSG press release, a Fall ’08 Coastlines article and a NOAA feature.

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