Storm Surge Modeling Tools for Planning and Response

George McLeod discusses geospatial and visual systems used by Old Dominion University. ©Julia Robins/VASG

January 23, 2015

Virginia Modeling and Simulation Center, Old Dominion University, Suffolk, VA

In the winter of 2015, the forum examined storm surge modeling and compared different modeling approaches and applications.

Read about what happened at the forum on the Virginia Sea Grant website

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Speaker Presentations

Introduction to Storm Surge Modeling  

Rick Luettich, Coastal Hazards Center/ University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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Jeff Orrock, National Weather Service

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Brian Blanton, Renaissance Computing Institute/University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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SCHISM Model (formerly SELFIE)

Mark Luckenbach and Harry Wang, Virginia Institute of Marine Science 

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Users Panel

Dave Arnold, City of Virginia Beach

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