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Guide to Storm Surge Forecasting

WMO-No. 1076

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Geneva
Year published
2011
Summary

The National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHSs) of an increasing number of maritime countries are actively engaged in the provision of storm surge forecast services for a wide range of maritime and coastal activities, in particular for coastal defense, shipping, fisheries, offshore mining, commerce, coastal engineering, construction and recreation. This guide draws attention to vulnerabilities in coastal areas exposed to storm surges by focusing on risk forecasting, in addition to hazard forecasting.

Language of publication
English
Number of pages
120 p.
Format
Digital
ISBN
978-92-63-11076-3
Material type
Official number
WMO-No. 1076
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