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SoMAS Covers Hurricane/Superstorm Sandy

November 5, 2012

A collection of news reports, links and videos regarding Hurricane and Superstorm Sandy as it affected and involved the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences

SoMAS Superstorm Sandy Information Page

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Video and Images by SoMAS

Charlie Flagg and Pilot Rich Giannotti fly over Fire Island Breaches (PDF)
Video 1  |   Video 2  |   Video 3  |   Video 4

Charlie Flagg and Pilot Rich Giannotti revisit the Fire Island Breaches Video

Charlie Flagg returns to the breach at Old Inlet on January 6, 2013 (PDF)

The Impact on Great South Bay of the Breach at Old Inlet on January 14, 2013 (PDF)

The Buoy in the Great South Bay is measuring distinct changes in the water since the storm

New York Sea Grant's coverage of Hurricane Sandy

Fallen Tree near Challenger Hall at SoMAS

Storm Surge Research Group

 

 

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Breach
The breach at Old Inlet on Fire Island (photo by Charlie Flagg)
Images from a previous breach in 1980 are available here

December 14, 2012 Fort Green / Clinton Hill News: Navy Yard Still Recovering After Hurricane Sandy featuring Malcolm Bowman

December 7, 2012 WBGO Journal: Preparing For The Next Big Storm (mp3 podcast) featuring Malcolm Bowman

December 3, 2012 New Yorker: The Big Story: Gathering Storms featuring Malcolm Bowman

November 29, 2012 Financial Times: Climate: Storm warning featuring Malcolm Bowman

November 28, 2012 Voice of Russia Culture Report: Looking to Russian Engineering to Defeat New York's Storms featuring Malcolm Bowman

November 27, 2012 Reuters Insight: Sandy gives New York oil supply lesson featuring Malcolm Bowman

November 27, 2012 New Zealand Herald: Kiwi leading call to block sea surges featuring Malcolm Bowman

November 25, 2012 Daily News: Ike Dike plans aren't dead yet featuring Malcolm Bowman

November 25, 2012 AP/Newsday: IAfter superstorm Sandy, developers look at how to prevent future NYC surges featuring Malcolm Bowman and Larry Swanson

November 24, 2012 Travelers Today: Fire Island's Future in Question After Hurricane Sandy Leaves Destruction Behind featuring Malcolm Bowman

November 23, 2012 AP: NY's Fire Island assesses future after Sandy featuring Malcolm Bowman

November 21, 2012 Sag Harbor Express: Deconstructing Sandy featuring Malcolm Bowman

November 20, 2012 PBS: NEWSHOUR Protecting New York From Future Superstorms as Sea Levels Rise featuring Malcolm Bowman

November 20, 2012 PBS: NEWSHOUR Engineers Consider Barriers to Protect New York From Another Sandy featuring the Storm Surge Research Group

November 18, 2012 PBS: NOVA Inside the Megastorm featuring Malcolm Bowman

November 18, 2012 PBS: NOVA Inside the Megastorm featuring Malcolm Bowman

November 16, 2012 NYSG: SBU Researcher To Appear in PBS/Nova Superstorm Sandy Documentary featuring Malcolm Bowman

November 16, 2012 Stony Brook Southampton East End Lecture Series: Storm Surge from Superstorm Sandy: Causes and Impacts featuring Malcolm Bowman Additional Video

November 16, 2012 NYSG: Superstorm Sandy and the Discussion from SBU Experts that Followed featuring Malcolm Bowman and Larry Swanson

November 15, 2012 PBS: NOVA Storm Surges and New York City featuring Malcolm Bowman

November 15, 2012 New York Daily News: How Dutch innovations could prevent Sandy-type flooding in New York featuring the Storm Surge Research Group

November 15, 2012 WBNG: Cuomo Announces Commissions to Improve State's Emergency Preparedness and Response Capabilities to Withstand Natural Disasters featuring SoMAS

November 15, 2012 New Civil Engineer: Engineers lead calls for New York flood barrier featuring Malcolm Bowman

November 14, 2012 Discovery News: Time to bring back New York's Oysters featuring Malcolm Bowman

November 13, 2012 Southampton Patch: Stony Brook Professor to Discuss Sandy Storm Surge featuring Malcolm Bowman

November 13, 2012 Christian Science Monitor: How will New York keep out a rising sea? Dikes, huge sea wall, oyster beds? featuring Malcolm Bowman

November 13, 2012 CNN: Rebuilding after Sandy is too big a risk by Carl Safina

November 13, 2012 NYC Council: Quinn Presents Visionary Blueprint for New York City's Planning and Preparation in Era of Climate Change The Speech featuring the Storm Surge Research Group

November 12, 2012 LIHerald: Clearing up Sandy's confusion featuring Malcolm Bowman

November 12, 2012 Regional News Network/Richard French: After the Storm - Could All The Flooding Have Been Avoided? featuring Malcolm Bowman

November 12, 2012 New Yorker: Crossing the line featuring Brian Colle

November 12, 2012 Huffington Post: Hurricane Sandy Damage Amplified By Breakneck Development Of Coast featuring the Storm Surge Research Group

November 10, 2012 New Scientist: Protecting New York City from the next big storm (login required) featuring Brian Colle and the Storm Surge Research Group Article Full Text  Editorial

November 9, 2012 Bloomberg: Billions on Flood Barriers Now Might Save New York City featuring Malcolm Bowman

November 8, 2012 East Hampton Star: Experts Renew Calls for Strategic Retreat featuring Carl Safina

November 8, 2012 On Point: Sea Walls featuring Malcolm Bowman

November 7, 2012 NYT: Weighing Sea Barriers as Protection for New York featuring Brian Colle

November 6, 2012 NYT Green Blog: The Big Barrier Question featuring Brian Colle and the Storm Surge Research Group

November 6, 2012 Nature: Hurricane sweeps US into climate-adaptation debate featuring Malcolm Bowman

November 6, 2012 Yale E360: Battered New York City Looks For Ways to Hold Back the Sea featuring Malcolm Bowman

November 6, 2012 Salon: Sandy recovery: Walls won't stop superstorms featuring Malcolm Bowman

November 5, 2012 E&T: Engineers warned New York City about Sandy-style flood threat featuring the Storm Surge Research Group

November 5, 2012 Scientific American: How Can New York Prepare For The Next Hurricane Sandy? featuring the Storm Surge Research Group

November 5, 2012 NYT: Engineers' Warnings in 2009 Detailed Storm Surge Threat to the Region featuring Malcolm Bowman

November 5, 2012 International Business Times: How Do You Protect Cities Against Future Storms Like Sandy? featuring Doug Hill

November 5, 2012 CoExist: How Can New York Prepare For The Next Hurricane Sandy? featuring Brian Colle and the Storm Surge Research Group

November 4, 2012 Washington Post: Coastal cities seek protections against superstorms featuring Malcolm Bowman

November 4, 2012 Reuters: RPT-INSIGHT-Flooded New York plans to tame the sea, but who pays? featuring Malcolm Bowman

November 3, 2012 TODAY: Experts mull seawall protection for New York featuring Malcolm Bowman

November 3, 2012 NYT Op-Ed: The Mayor's Barrier featuring Malcolm Bowman

November 2, 2012 The Atlantic Wire: What It Would Take to Hurricane-Proof New York featuring Larry Swanson and Malcolm Bowman

November 2, 2012 The Telegraph: Massive barrier plan to save New York from flooding featuring Malcolm Bowman

November 2, 2012 ABC: Sandy Spurs Talk of Sea Barrier for New York featuring Malcolm Bowman

November 2, 2012 NYSG: SBU Storm Surge Research Group Track Sandy, Correct Inaccuracies featuring Malcolm Bowman, Mark Wiggins, David Bowman, Larry Swanson, Brian Colle and the Storm Surge Research Group

November 1, 2012 AP/NPR: Experts: NYC Sea Barrier Could Have Stopped Surge featuring Malcolm Bowman

November 1, 2012 Huffington Post: Hurricane Sandy Utility Outages May Be Worsened By Underinvestment, Lack Of Planning featuring Brian Colle

November 1, 2012 NPR: Protecting New York From Future Flooding featuring Malcolm Bowman

November 1, 2012 NBC: Hurricane Sandy provides 'wake-up call' for cities at risk of flooding featuring Malcolm Bowman

October 31, 2012 The Atlantic CITIES: 5 Ideas That Could Have Prevented Flooding in New York featuring the Storm Surge Research Group

October 31, 2012 NBC's Cosmiclog: NYC flood was foreseen: Now what? featuring Malcolm Bowman

October 31, 2012 NYT: For Years, Warnings That It Could Happen Here featuring the Storm Surge Research Group

October 31, 2012 CNN: Experts warn of superstorm era to come featuring Doug Hill

October 30, 2012 Bloomberg: High-Tide Storm Was a Known Risk for New York featuring Brian Colle

October 29, 2012 WSJ: Range of Events Feeds Surge featuring Brian Colle

October 28, 2012 International Business Times: Hurricane Sandy Forecasters Warn Of Storm's Size; 'Frankenstorm' Expected To Grow featuring Brian Colle

October 27, 2012 Newsday: As Hurricane Sandy turns into 'Frankenstorm,' experts explain the rare convergence featuring Brian Colle and former student David Stark

Streets of Merrick, NY
The streets of Merrick, NY (photo by Tom Wilson)
SoMAS Southampton Marine Station
The Southampton Marine Station after the storm

April 6, 2009 Halcrow: Concept Storm Surge Barrier featuring the Storm Surge Research Group

March 30-31, 2009 ASCE: Infrastructure Seminar Looks at NYC Storm Surge Barriers featuring Doug Hill, Brian Colle, Larry Swanson

March 30-31, 2009 Table of Contents and Abstracts: Storm Surge Barriers to Protect New York City Against The Deluge featuring Doug Hill and Malcolm Bowman

July 31, 2008 NYSG: Researchers Find Ways to Improve Storm Surge Forecasts featuring the Storm Surge Research Group

 

 

Additional Resources

NYC Crisis Map for Hurricane Sandy
Gas Station location and information, power information, etc.

NOAA Hurricane Sandy Response Imagery Viewer

National Parks Service: Post-Hurricane Sandy: What's Happening on Fire Island

USGS Flood Information and Hurricane Sandy Storm Tide Mapper

 

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