92nd American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting (January 22-26, 2012)

Session 6A IOOS/SURA Super-Regional Coastal Modeling Testbed

Tuesday, 24 January 2012: 1:30 PM-3:00 PM
Room 337 (New Orleans Convention Center )
Host: 10th Symposium on the Coastal Environment
Cochairs:  Frank Aikman, NOAA; Christopher N. K. Mooers, Portland State University and Douglas R. Levin, Washington College
  1:45 PM
IOOS/SURA Extratropical Storm Inundation Testbed: Preliminary Results for Scituate MA
Changsheng Chen, University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth, New Bedford, MA; and R. Beardsley, R. Luettich, D. Slinn, H. Wang, J. Westerink, and W. Perrie

  2:00 PM
An Inundation Forecast System for Scituate, MA
Robert Beardsley, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA; and C. Chen, Q. Xu, J. Qi, and H. Lin

  2:15 PM
Inter-Model and Intra-Model Evaluations of Simulating Hurricane Wave and Storm Surge Environments in the Gulf of Mexico
Joannes Westerink, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN; and P. C. Kerr, A. S. Donahue, M. Hope, R. Luettich, R. Weaver, R. Beardsley, C. Chen, J. Feyen, J. Hanson, E. Devalier, A. Kramer, A. T. Haase, H. Lander, C. Li, W. A. Perrie, B. Toulany, J. R. Rhome, C. Forbes, D. Slinn, J. R. Davis, H. Wang, R. Weisberg, and L. Zheng

Using Hindcasts of Hurricanes Ike and Rita to Validate Tidal Improvements to the SLOSH Model

  2:45 PM
Implications of 2D Vs 3D Model Formulation on Hurricane Ike Storm Surge
Lianyuan Zheng, University of South Florida, St. Petersburg, FL; and R. H. Weisberg, R. Luettich, J. Westerink, A. S. Donahue, and P. C. Kerr